Fist definitions

fĭst
A grasp; a clutch.

Had a fortune in their fists and let it go.

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Fist is defined as your hand when you bunch up your fingers so they touch your palm.

When you have balled up your fingers as you are about to punch someone, this is an example of a fist.

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The hand closed tightly with the fingers bent against the palm.
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To clench into a fist.
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To grasp with the fist.
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To insert the hand into the rectum or vagina of (someone) as a means of sexual stimulation.
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A hand with the fingers closed tightly into the palm, as for hitting; clenched hand.
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A sign () used to direct special attention to something.
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A hand.
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The grasp.
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To hit with the fist.
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To grasp or handle.
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Origin of fist

Middle English from Old English fȳst penkwe in Indo-European roots