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Does the English "fist" relate to "five" and "fit"?

 
 
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Does the English "fist" relate to "five" and "fit"?
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coa999
 
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Reply Sun 26 May, 2019 07:17 pm
@NickTheodorov,
Not that I know of.
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Jewels Vern
 
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Reply Mon 27 May, 2019 08:39 am
No. You can go to google.com and type "fist etymology" to get several interpretations claiming descent from German, Dutch, Old English and other sources but they all refer to a clenched hand and not anything else.
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mark noble
 
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Reply Mon 27 May, 2019 10:59 am
@NickTheodorov,
NO_ - It means 'CLENCHED HAND' What you punch with.
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