- a carouse.
- a squabble; brawl.
Origin of brannigan
First recorded in 1925–30; probably from proper name
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Examples from the Web for brannigan
Then he lit his pipe and took his seat on one of the windows of Brannigan's shop.
We can pick up some biscuits and things at Brannigan's as we pass.
"Then take that," yelled Brannigan, aiming a terrible blow at the boy.Bert Lloyd's Boyhood
J. McDonald Oxley
Some one was telling how Brannigan fixed 'em over in the Eleventh.The Trimmed Lamp
"He don't seem to like the looks o' ye, Long," murmured Brannigan.The Secret Trails
Charles G. D. Roberts