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Meaning of SCRIMMAGE

Pronunciation:  'skrimij

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a noisy riotous fight
  2. [n]  practice play between a football team's squads
  3. [v]  practice play, in sports
 

SCRIMMAGE is a 9 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: battle royal, melee
 
 See Also: disturbance, drill, exercise, practice, practice, practice session, practise, recitation, rehearse

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Scrim"mage\ (?; 48), n. [A corruption of skirmish.
``Sore scrymmishe.'' --Ld. Berners.]] [Written also
{scrummage}.]
1. Formerly, a skirmish; now, a general row or confused fight
   or struggle.

2. (Football) The struggle in the rush lines after the ball
   is put in play.

 

 

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