Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of brawl.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Quarreling; quarrelsome; noisy.
  • adj. Making a loud confused noise. See Brawl, v. i., 3.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of quarreling specifically, in English law, the offense of quarreling or creating a disturbance in a church or churchyard.
  • Contentious; quarrelsome; noisy.
  • Making the noise of rushing water; as, “brawling springs,”

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Examples

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  • Although there were no more cucU, with what face dare they call a brawling court the iudgement of the Church?

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  • The process will be messy, as democracy always is, but the brawling is a sign of progress.

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  • And I think this is putting democracy to a real test and leadership on both sides, leaders on both sides need to step up and put an end to these disruptive kind of brawling, physically violent sessions.

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  • These Belootchees are a kind of brawling, good-for-nothing Janizaries.

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  • Board, he said it was exactly this kind of brawling which had brought about the collapse of Codesa a year ago.

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  • He said the only way to improve the country's situation was to stop the "brawling" between the ANC and the National Party.

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  • 'A case of that unbridled brawling which is, alas, but too common in our London streets.

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  • Polly clung to Richard’s arm, trembling at the rude voices, the laughter, the brawling, that issued from the grog-shops; at the continual apparition of rough, bearded men.

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