2. Verb. (third-person singular of brawl) ¹
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Definition of Brawls
1. brawl [v] - See also: brawl
Lexicographical Neighbors of Brawls
brawls (current term)
Literary usage of Brawls
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Daring Adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, Among Buffaloes, Grizzlies by John Charles Frémont (1888)
"... graceful brawls with the dwellers and workers in the neighboring ranches. A native, it happened, was slain in one of those unfortunate affrays, ..."
2. The Lombard Communes: A History of the Republics of North Italy by William Francis Thomas Butler (1906)
"... used to relate how he himself had seen the destruction of thirty-two lofty towers in the course of these civic brawls. At the opening of the thirteenth ..."
3. France Under Mazarin: With a Review of the Administration of Richelieu by James Breck Perkins (1886)
"... by his visiting the cardinal, though the queen pressed him to do so, with much ill-humor at his refusal. Some brawls at Paris, in themselves of little ..."
4. The Church History of Britain: From the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller (1837)
"... the centre in trade and wealth, though not in exact position thereof. 33. brawls betwixt Mendicants and Secular Priests. Come we now to a tamer contest, ..."
5. The Homes of Other Days: A History of Domestic Manners and Sentiments in by Thomas Wright (1871)
"Drunken brawls. THE introductory observations in the preceding chapter will be sufficient to show that the mode of life, the vessels and utensils, ..."
6. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"... the nearer they approached London, the centre in trade and wealth, though not in exact position thereof. 35. brawls betwixt Mendicants and Secular ..."