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Brawling definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

BRAWL'ING, n. The act of quarreling.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Brawl Brawl, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Brawled; p. pr. & vb. n. Brawling.] [OE. braulen to quarrel, boast, brallen to cry, make a noise; cf. LG. brallen to brag, MHG. pr?ulen, G. prahlen, F. brailler to cry, shout, Pr. brailar, braillar, W. bragal to vociferate, brag, Armor. bragal to romp, to strut, W. broliaw to brag, brawl boast. ?95.] 1. To quarrel noisily and outrageously. Let a man that is a man consider that he is a fool that brawleth openly with his wife. --Golden Boke. 2. To complain loudly; to scold. 3. To make a loud confused noise, as the water of a rapid stream running over stones. Where the brook brawls along the painful road. --Wordsworth. Syn: To wrangle; squabble; contend.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Brawling Brawl"ing, a. 1. Quarreling; quarrelsome; noisy. She is an irksome brawling scold. --Shak. 2. Making a loud confused noise. See Brawl, v. i., 3. A brawling stream. --J. S. Shairp.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

see brawl

Moby Thesaurus

bawling, blaring, blatant, blatting, blustering, boanergean, boisterous, brassy, brazen, clamant, clamorous, clamoursome, clanging, clangorous, clattery, crying, loudmouthed, mafficking, noiseful, noisy, obstreperous, openmouthed, rackety, rip-roaring, rowdy, scrappy, screaming, shouting, strepitant, strepitous, tumultuous, turbulent, uproarious, vociferant, vociferating, vociferous, yammering, yapping, yelling, yelping



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