Definition of Brawling

1. a. Quarreling; quarrelsome; noisy.



Definition of Brawling

1. Verb. (present participle of brawl) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brawling

1. brawl [v] - See also: brawl

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brawling

bravoing
bravos
bravura
bravuras
bravure
braw
brawer
brawest
brawl
brawled
brawler
brawlers
brawlie
brawlier
brawliest
brawling (current term)
brawlingly
brawlings
brawls
brawly
brawn
brawned
brawnedness
brawner
brawners
brawnier
brawniest
brawnily
brawniness
brawninesses

Literary usage of Brawling

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1. The anatomy of melancholy, by Democritus iunior by Robert Burton (1838)
"Parents, and such as have the tuition and oversight of children, offend шит urn« in that they are too stern, alway threatning, chiding, brawling, ..."

2. The Annals of the English Bible by Christopher Anderson (1845)
"... among yourselves, of the controversies moved in the Church, and that ye will conclude all things by the WORD OF GOD ; without all brawling or scolding. ..."

3. A History of Crime in England: Illustrating the Changes of the Laws in the by Luke Owen Pike (1876)
"Sacrilege and Want of re brawling in churches, as has already been L^TS! shown, were very prevalent in earlier times; mg m cburch- they do not seem to have ..."

4. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds (1889)
"here; and if the Duke were to know of your brawling, he would have you hanged. I will not do to you what you deserve; but take care you never show yourself ..."

5. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1862)
"... nor leave her for a kingdom ; so he continues off and on, as the toy takes him, the object moves him, but most part brawling, fretting, unquiet he is, ..."

6. The Anatomy of melancholy v. 3 by Robert Burton (1875)
"... nor leave her for a kingdom ; so he continues off and on, as the toy takes him, the object moves him, but most part brawling, fretting, unquiet he is, ..."

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