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fracas


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fracas  \Fra"cas\  (?;  F.  ?;  277),  n.  [F.,  crash,  din,  tumult,  It 
  fracasso  fr  fracassare  to  break  in  pieces,  perh.  fr  fra 
  within,  among  (L.  infra)  +  cassare  to  annul,  cashier.  Cf 
  {Cashier},  v.  t.] 
  An  uproar;  a  noisy  quarrel;  a  disturbance;  a  brawl. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  fracas 
  n  :  noisy  quarrel  [syn:  {affray},  {altercation}] 




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