scrummage

[skruhm-ij]

Origin of scrummage

perhaps originally a dialectal variant of scrimmage
Related formsscrum·mag·er, noun
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scrummage

noun, verb
  1. rugby another word for scrum
  2. a variant of scrimmage
Derived Formsscrummager, noun

Word Origin for scrummage

C19: variant of scrimmage
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