In this brawl, one of his guests gets out of his seat, walks to the corner of the two-story set and provokes Gheorghe.
Just think of all the fun the political media will have with another Republican-on-Republican brawl, groans Fleischer.
The brawl with Humphries—though no one really needs a reason to smack that guy around—showcased the “Rondo push.”
At least 37 police officers were also injured in the brawl, officials say.
At court, Poggio once got into a brawl with a rival official and tried to gouge out his eyes.
For immediately Gwendolyn heard the rush and bubble and brawl of a narrow mountain-stream.
Between Chester and the capital there was not an inn where he had not been in a brawl.
Andy and what he had told her about the brawl in the saloon raced through Tessibel's mind.
The whole scene was what, if it had occurred any where else than in a palace, would have been called a brawl.
"I'm allowing that you can't afford to raise a brawl, Amateur," he said, deliberately.
late 14c., braulen "to cry out, scold, quarrel," probably related to Dutch brallen "to boast," or from French brailler "to shout noisily," frequentative of braire "to bray" (see bray (v.)). Meaning "quarrel, wrangle, squabble" is from early 15c. Related: Brawled; brawling.
mid-15c., from brawl (v.).
A noisy, riotous party
[1920s+; fr brawl, ''a noisy fight,'' of obscure origin; perhaps related to Dutch brallen, ''brag,'' and Low German brallen, ''shout, roar''; perhaps fr French branle, ''an energetic circle dance'']