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brawl

 (brôl)
n.
1. A noisy quarrel or fight.
2. Slang A loud party.
intr.v. brawled, brawl·ing, brawls
To quarrel or fight noisily.

[Middle English braul, from braullen, to quarrel.]

brawl′er n.
brawl′ing·ly adv.
Synonyms: brawl, donnybrook, fracas, fray1, free-for-all, melee, scrap2, scrape, scuffle1
These nouns denote a noisy, disorderly, and often violent quarrel or fight: a barroom brawl; a vicious legal donnybrook; a fracas among prison inmates; eager for the fray; a free-for-all in the schoolyard; police plunging into the melee; a scrap between opposing players; a scrape that took place at the mall; a scuffle that broke out in the courtroom.
Translations

brawling

[ˈbrɔːlɪŋ]
B. Npeleas fpl, alboroto m

brawling

[ˈbrɔːlɪŋ] nbagarre f

brawling

nSchlägereien pl
References in classic literature ?
In short, sir, I swear to you that I will have you arrested, and marched out of the place, to prevent any further brawling on your part.
Utterance have I become altogether, and the brawling of a brook from high rocks: downward into the valleys will I hurl my speech.
Some two hundred feet below, a brawling upland stream stood for the moat, and for the enemy there was on the opposite side of the valley a great green company of trees, settled like a cloud slope upon slope, making all haste to cross the river and ascend the heights where I stood.
Why who are you to come thus brawling upon my premises?
These Belootchees are a kind of brawling, good-for-nothing Janizaries.
No brawling,'' said the Knight, ``it is but a friendly interchange of courtesy.