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scrimmage


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Scrimmage  \Scrim"mage\  (?;  48),  n.  [A  corruption  of  skirmish. 
  ``Sore  scrymmishe.''  --Ld.  Berners.]]  [Written  also 
  {scrummage}.] 
  1.  Formerly,  a  skirmish;  now  a  general  row  or  confused  fight 
  or  struggle. 
 
  2.  (Football)  The  struggle  in  the  rush  lines  after  the  ball 
  is  put  in  play. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  scrimmage 
  n  1:  practice  play  between  a  football  team's  squads 
  2:  a  noisy  riotous  fight  [syn:  {melee},  {battle  royal}] 
  v  :  practice  play,  in  sports 




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