fracas

Part of speech: noun

A noisy fight or quarrel; uproar.

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Usage examples "fracas":

  1. " About the fracas to- night, my child. - "Petticoat Rule", Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy.
  2. Childers and Ballard, David Arden and his nephew would have been glad to evade the risk of the fracas, which would no doubt have been a dismal scandal. - "Checkmate", Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu.
  3. M. le Comte has been in a fracas to- night, as you perchance may have divined. - "Helmet of Navarre", Bertha Runkle.