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3 definitions found
 for Brawling
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brawl \Brawl\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Brawled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Brawling.] [OE. braulen to quarrel, boast, brallen to cry,
     make a noise; cf. LG. brallen to brag, MHG. pr?ulen, G.
     prahlen, F. brailler to cry, shout, Pr. brailar, braillar, W.
     bragal to vociferate, brag, Armor. bragal to romp, to strut,
     W. broliaw to brag, brawl boast. ?95.]
     1. To quarrel noisily and outrageously.
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              Let a man that is a man consider that he is a fool
              that brawleth openly with his wife.   --Golden Boke.
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     2. To complain loudly; to scold.
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     3. To make a loud confused noise, as the water of a rapid
        stream running over stones.
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              Where the brook brawls along the painful road.
                                                    --Wordsworth.
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     Syn: To wrangle; squabble; contend.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Brawling \Brawl"ing\, a.
     1. Quarreling; quarrelsome; noisy.
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              She is an irksome brawling scold.     --Shak.
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     2. Making a loud confused noise. See Brawl, v. i., 3.
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              A brawling stream.                    --J. S.
                                                    Shairp.
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From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  40 Moby Thesaurus words for "brawling":
     bawling, blaring, blatant, blatting, blustering, boanergean,
     boisterous, brassy, brazen, clamant, clamorous, clamoursome,
     clanging, clangorous, clattery, crying, loudmouthed, mafficking,
     noiseful, noisy, obstreperous, openmouthed, rackety, rip-roaring,
     rowdy, scrappy, screaming, shouting, strepitant, strepitous,
     tumultuous, turbulent, uproarious, vociferant, vociferating,
     vociferous, yammering, yapping, yelling, yelping
  
  

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