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scrummage

[ skruhm-ij ]
/ ˈskrʌm ɪdʒ /
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noun, verb (used without object), scrum·maged, scrum·mag·ing.
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Origin of scrummage

Perhaps originally a dialectal variant of scrimmage

OTHER WORDS FROM scrummage

scrum·mag·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for scrummage

scrummage
/ (ˈskrʌmɪdʒ) /

noun, verb
rugby another word for scrum
a variant of scrimmage

Derived forms of scrummage

scrummager, noun

Word Origin for scrummage

C19: variant of scrimmage
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