Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An intense altercation.
  • noun A battle involving many combatants.
  • noun A fight to the finish.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A fight involving three or more people, fought until one person (or sometimes team or faction) is left standing.
  • noun A heated discussion.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a noisy riotous fight

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[battle + royal, grand in scale.]

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