brawl

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brawl

a dance: the English version of the branle
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General," I replied with that calmness which he never could abide, "one cannot arrest a man for brawling until he has brawled.
As he held her to his heart and turned her beautiful head between his face and the brawling crowd, so that his tears and her lips might come together unseen, a few of the people fell to dancing.
The group of people brawling contained a lot of men and women all in their 20s to early 30s.
At the same time, there was violent brawling inside Rococo, which was filled with 400 more clubbers.
STREET FIGHTERS: Poor Les is caught in the crossfire when he tries to separate a brawling Cilla and Janice
People were brawling in the house and in the street.