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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A dispute, a quarrel; a fight or brawl.
  • v. To argue, to quarrel; to fight.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To creak, as a cart.
  • To quarrel; brawl.
  • To sport; frolic.
  • n. A quarrel or brawl.
  • n. A rude, quarrelsome fellow.
  • n. A frolic some child.


From Middle English fracchen, to creak. (Wiktionary)



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