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intr.v. scrum·maged, scrum·mag·ing, scrum·mag·es
To engage in a scrum.
[Alteration of scrimmage.]
[C19: variant of scrimmage]
n., v. scrummed, scrum•ming. n.
1. a rugby formation in which opposing forwards huddle and struggle for possession of the ball.
2. Brit. a place or situation of confusion and racket; hubbub.v.i.
3. to engage in a scrum.
[1885–90; short for scrummage]
Past participle: scrummaged
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|Noun||1.||scrummage - (rugby) the method of beginning play in which the forwards of each team crouch side by side with locked arms; play starts when the ball is thrown in between them and the two sides compete for possession|
commencement, start, beginning - the act of starting something; "he was responsible for the beginning of negotiations"