Brawling



a noisy quarrel, squabble, or fight.
a bubbling or roaring noise; a clamor.
Slang. a large, noisy party.
to quarrel angrily and noisily; wrangle.
to make a bubbling or roaring noise, as water flowing over a rocky bed.
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Historical Examples

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noun
a loud disagreement or fight
(US, slang) an uproarious party
verb (intransitive)
to quarrel or fight noisily; squabble
(esp of water) to flow noisily
noun
a dance: the English version of the branle
v.
n.

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