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Meaning of Marquis of Queensberry rules

Mar'quis of Queens'ber•ry rules"

Pronunciation: (kwēnz'ber"ē, -bu-rē), [key]
— Boxing. Boxing.
  1. a set of basic rules for modern boxing, requiring among the main provisions the use of gloves instead of bare knuckles and the 10-second count for a knockout. Also called
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