verb (used with object)
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Example sentences from the Web for affray
The lackey meantime had prepared himself for the affray, and Girard had produced two dueling swords.Cad Metti, The Female Detective Strategist|Harlan Page Halsey
In this affray eighteen sailors were stabbed, several dying from their wounds.Famous Men and Great Events of the Nineteenth Century|Charles Morris
Does the falling night hide fiends to fight And phantoms to affray?Songs from Vagabondia|Bliss Carman and Richard Hovey
The Major was thoroughly discouraged with the outcome of the affray, and disgusted with the conduct of his troops on the occasion.The Indians' Last Fight|Dennis Collins
At Hamburg, an affray occurred between the populace and a party of Austrian troops, in which lives were lost.