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a separation or dissolution, as of a marriage or a close friendship.
a large party, especially a noisy one.
Chiefly British. a quarrel; disturbance; punch-up.
Contemporary Examples

Did Cressy and Harry Split Over a $1,000 Flight? Tom Sykes April 30, 2014

Historical Examples

The Vehement Flame Margaret Wade Campbell Deland
The Hero of Panama F. S. Brereton
The Brimming Cup Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Pelle the Conqueror, Complete Martin Anderson Nexo
The Deluge David Graham Phillips
The Hero of Panama F. S. Brereton
The Strand Magazine – Vol. 1 – No. 5 – May 1891 Various

a quarrel, esp a serious one ending a friendship, etc
(Brit) a disturbance or brawl
verb (adverb)
(intransitive) to quarrel and part
(transitive) to disrupt (a meeting), esp violently


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