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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A fight or brawl.

Usage examples (23)
  • Joel was involved in another affray.
  • The charges against the Commanchero members are for "affray" - fighting in public and causing bystanders to fear for their safety.
  • A bloody affray, which is obscurely related, had occurred in St. Louis between the Secessionists and Federalists.
  • The three who took part in the affray are the only persons on earth who know any thing about it, "added Mr. Hawlinshed. for more
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