could fight a circle-saw (and it a runnin')

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could fight a circle-saw (and it a runnin')

Is very interested in fighting someone or something. With his hot temper, he always seems as if he could fight a circle-saw.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

could fight a circle-saw (and it a-runnin')

Rur. eager to fight. He was so mad he could fight a circle-saw and it a-runnin'. She's a good watchdog. She could fight a circle-saw.
See also: could, fight
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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