Definition of Affrays

1. Noun. (plural of affray) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of affray) ¹

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Definition of Affrays

1. affray [v] - See also: affray

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Affrays

affranchises
affranchising
affranchize
affranchizes
affrap
affrapped
affraps
affray
affrayed
affrayer
affrayers
affraying
affrayment
affrayments
affrays (current term)
affreight
affreighted
affreighter
affreighters
affreighting
affreightment
affreightments
affreights
affret
affrets
affrettando
affricate
affricate consonant
affricated

Literary usage of Affrays

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1. New Commentaries on the Laws of England: (partly Founded on Blackstone) by Henry John Stephen, James Stephen (1863)
"affrays are misdemeanors; and [may be suppressed by any private person present: who ... The punishment of common affrays, is by fine and imprisonment : the ..."

2. Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New Commentaries on the Laws of England: Partly by Henry John Stephen, James Stephen (1883)
"affrays are misdemeanors; and may be suppressed by any private person present: who is j ... affrays."

3. Biographical Sketches of Loyalists of the American Revolution: With an by Lorenzo Sabine (1864)
"... siege of Pensacola, 1781, in two affrays with the enemy, and wounded in both. PINHORN, . Lieutenant in a company of Loyalists. In the PINKSTONE, FLEMING ..."

4. The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies by John Charles Frémont (1888)
"A native, it happened, was slain in one of those unfortunate affrays, that often occurred between the Californians and the Americans, and it was not easily ..."

5. Modern American Law: A Systematic and Comprehensive Commentary on the by Eugene Allen Gilmore, William Charles Wermuth (1915)
"affrays may be suppressed by any private person present, who is justifiable in endeavoring to part the combatants, whatever consequence may ensue. ..."

6. The Student's Blackstone: Commentaries on the Laws of England, in Four Books by William Blackstone, Robert Malcolm Kerr (1865)
"... sea-walls, and public bridges—Destroying turnpikes—Destroying public monuments or works of art—affrays—Duelling—affrays in a church—Riots—Duty of posse ..."

7. The Student's Blackstone: Commentaries on the Laws of England, in Four Books by William Blackstone, Robert Malcolm Kerr (1869)
"... sea-walls, and public bridges—Destroying turnpikes—Destroying public monuments or works of art—affrays—Duelling—affrays in a church—Riots—Duty of posse ..."

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