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stoush

[ stoush ]
/ staʊʃ /
Australian Informal.
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verb (used with object)
noun
a fight or brawl.
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Origin of stoush

First recorded in 1890–95; perhaps imitative
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British Dictionary definitions for stoush

stoush
/ (staʊʃ) Australian and NZ slang /

verb
(tr) to hit or punch
noun
fighting, violence, or a fight

Word Origin for stoush

C19: of uncertain origin
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