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  • n  noisy quarrel
  • n  a noisy fight

  • Even that affray was grist for their newsmill.
  • One General Yang Sen, a little sloe-eyed commander, 45, nominally subordinate to Super-Tuchun Wu Pei-fu (see above), caused the affray by seizing the British river freight boats .
  • One group was picked up by police in Sydney's south; four men have been charged with affray, or group-fighting in a public place that puts bystanders in danger.

  • Pam Bondi in Tampa Tribune
    The facts of the case did not meet the definition of affray,Assistant State Attorney Pam Bondi said.
  • Carl Scully in
    There is no prospect whatever of any convictions of these six men on these charges of riot and affray,Mr Scully quoted Mr Walker as writing. "Based on the material in these briefs, it is not sensible to posit any other, alternative charges...
  • David Irving in Register
    I am sorry to inform you that we cannot allow your attendance at my future events,Irving wrote. "Among your guests, it appears, were some who caused a serious affray and damage to hotel property."

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