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a disturbance; brawl.
Historical Examples

My Wife and I Harriet Beecher Stowe
Jacob Faithful Captain Frederick Marryat
The House ‘Round the Corner Gordon Holmes
Fox Trapping A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
Continental Monthly , Vol V. Issue III. March, 1864 Various
Mr. Midshipman Easy Captain Frederick Marryat
Patty’s Friends Carolyn Wells
Olla Podrida Frederick Marryat
Sport and Work on the Nepaul Frontier James Inglis

noun (pl) -beries
Also called bobbery pack. a mixed pack of hunting dogs, often not belonging to any of the hound breeds
(informal) a noisy commotion
(informal) noisy or excitable


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