Lewis & Short

pŭgĭlor, ātus, 1 (in MSS. also written pŭgillor), v. dep. n. [pugil].

  1. I. To fight with the fist or cestus, to be a boxer, pugilist (post-class.), App. de Deo Socr. p. 53, 33.
    In act. form: pugiles pugilabant, Treb. Gall. 8.
  2. * II. Transf., to strike with the feet, to kick: equus primoribus in me pugilatur unguibus, App. M. 7, p. 195, 11.