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stramash

[struh-mash, stram-uh sh]
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noun Scot.
  1. an uproar; disturbance.
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Origin of stramash

First recorded in 1795–1805; origin uncertain
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Historical Examples

  • Men hae been married afore now without making sic a stramash.

    Tommy and Grizel

    J.M. Barrie


British Dictionary definitions for stramash

stramash

noun
  1. an uproar; tumult; brawl
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verb (tr)
  1. to destroy; smash
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Word Origin

C18: perhaps expanded from smash
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