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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Fighting \Fight"ing\, a. 1. Qualified for war; fit for battle. [1913 Webster] An host of fighting men. --2 Chron. xxvi. 11. [1913 Webster] 2. Occupied in war; being the scene of a battle; as, a fighting field. --Pope. [1913 Webster] A fighting chance, one dependent upon the issue of a struggle. [Colloq.] Fighting crab (Zool.), the fiddler crab. Fighting fish (Zool.), a remarkably pugnacious East Indian fish (Betta pugnax), reared by the Siamese for spectacular fish fights. [1913 Webster]