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Word: fracas

Definition: brawl(noisy quarrel or fight) in which a number of people take part; melee


Sentences Containing 'fracas'

A fracas developed between manager Gary Morris, accepting awards for Midnight Oil, and former "Countdown" compere Meldrum who was presenting.
A game against Laois had to be abandoned because of a fracas after two Dublin players were sent off.
After the club was reinstated in 1932, there was another fracas at the end of the Senior League final game.
After the ensuing fracas, both Anthony and Barbara were arrested and placed in jail.
In 1879 there was a much-reported court case following a fracas on the doorstep of the Beefsteak Club between Labouchère and Levy-Lawson.
Mihajlović was led away by Hajduk player Ante Miše (the two knew each other from before since they're both from Borovo) who grabbed him by the hair while Red Star's Ilija Najdoski grabbed Hajduk's Slaven Bilić by the hair and pushed him while Štimac ran the length of the pitch and jumped into the fracas with a raised fist attempting to punch Najdoski.
On the night before the Derby the an attempt was made to enter the colt's stable, but the intruders were repelled by the guards, with a shotgun being fired during the fracas.
Singer, a British officer got into a fracas with the peasants and was killed, after which the protests were violently suppressed.
The War Department appointed Harney in command with instructions to ""whip the Indians."" In the ensuing debate, Grattan was blamed for the fracas in which he was killed.

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