affray definition

  • noun:
    • a loud quarrel or brawl.
    • The act of abruptly disturbing anybody; an assault or attack.
    • A tumultuous attack or quarrel.
    • The fighting of several people, in a public spot, on terror of others.
    • The work of unexpectedly disturbing any one; an assault or attack.
    • Alarm; horror; fright.
    • A tumultuous assault or quarrel; a brawl; a fray.
    • The fighting of several persons, in a public location, to the terror of other individuals.
    • anxiety; horror.
    • Disturbance concerning terror.
    • A public fight; a noisy quarrel; a brawl; a tumult; disturbance.
    • Synonyms Broil. Scuffle, etc. See quarrel, n.
    • a noisy battle
    • loud quarrel
  • verb-transitive:
    • Archaic To frighten.
    • To startle from quiet; to alarm.
    • To frighten; to frighten; to frighten away.
  • verb:
    • To startle from peaceful; to alarm.
    • To frighten; to frighten; to frighten away.
  • others:
    • To frighten; terrify; give a shock to; arouse; disturb.

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