Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of brawl.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of brawl.

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Examples

  • What we know of bullies from schoolyard brawls is that they're never satisfied until you knock them down and step on them, hard.

    Clancy Sigal: Wimps Don't Win

  • There will be others that are, in short, brawls, where every free ball is a battle of arms, shoulders, trips, and the occasional elbow or shove.

    On The Pitch

  • Ward's zest for combat also enlivens his detailed report of elections, public issues, and political brawls, which is further heightened by his appreciation for the personalities involved.

    Short Reviews

  • It was a succès de scandale, recalling the brawls at the premiere of The Rite of Spring in 1913, which Diaghilev famously commissioned.

    The Guardian World News

  • So we have a Constitutional Right to move cameras to a games as great as to be ready to promote live any probable disturbances such as brawls, riots, terrorist explosve attempts, or any healthy disturbances such as blackouts (during night games), as great as healthy disasters such as a partial collapse of a grandstands.

    No broadcasts from Section 1 finals | Varsity Insider

  • Now, inasmuch as we are unable to test individual differences with special instruments, we must satisfy ourselves with the fact that there are different varieties of conception, and that these may be of especial importance in doubtful cases, such as brawls, sudden attacks, cheating at cards, pocket-picking, etc.

    Criminal Psychology: a manual for judges, practitioners, and students

  • Although the attack on Türk has highlighted the subject of violence in politics once more, some commentators believe it is incorrect to link the attack on Türk with other events such as brawls in Parliament.

    Hurriyet Dailynews

  • That night, Toad's rented out their facility to an outside promoter, who basically provided a party atmosphere where several fights or "brawls" (ooh!) broke out, which happens in almost every establishment in town but got out of hand on that night at Toad's.

    News for Richmond Times-Dispatch

  • Football hooliganism refers to unruly and destructive behaviour such as brawls, vandalism, and intimidation carried out by Association football club supporters and fans.

    Listal promoted

  • Cross-dressing fashionistas will serenade bloody victories and shower brawls.

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