alarums and excursions
(especially in Elizabethan drama) military action, as representative fragments of a battle, sound effects of trumpets, or clash of arms: used as a stage direction.
any noisy, frantic, or disorganized activity.
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Origin of alarums and excursions
First recorded in 1585–95
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