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bran·ni·gan

 (brăn′ĭ-gən)
n.
1. A noisy or confused quarrel.
2. A drinking spree; a binge.

[Probably from the name Brannigan.]

brannigan

(ˈbrænɪɡən)
n
1. a noisy quarrel
2. slang US a drinking spree

bran•ni•gan

(ˈbræn ɪ gən)

n.
1. a carousal.
2. a brawl.
[1925–30]
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brannigan

noun
A drinking bout:
Slang: bat, bender, booze, jag, tear.
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