from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To strike, beat, or bang; to break; to destroy.
- n. A turmoil; a broil; a fray; a fight.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To strike, beat, or bang; break; destroy.
- n. A tumult; fray; light; struggle; row; disturbance.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Seaforth profited by the confusion to take the delinquent who had caused this "stramash" by the arm, and to lead him to the lawn, where he had a word or two for his private ear.
It must be a mark of how I've managed to cut down on my interwebs time-wasting that until yesterday I was completely unaware of the big online stramash that this was born out of.
"When a penalty kick is saved and the ball rebounds off the goalkeeper and back into play there is often something of a stramash in the penalty area, and yet despite the melee I dont think I've ever seen a referee immediately award another penalty as a result of further foul play," writes James Crane.
I remain unpersuaded that there's much point to the Chilcot Inquiry and the stramash over Lord Goldsmith's interpretation of the
I remain unpersuaded that there's much point to the Chilcot Inquiry and the stramash over Lord Goldsmith's interpretation of the legal case for toppling Saddam does little to change that.
"Yon wee stramash didna do it any good," he admitted, massaging the shoulder with his free hand.
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This stramash is over the appointment of a minister who is living with his male partner and this is unacceptable to a vocal minority of traditionalists and conservatives conservative minorities are often vocal.
Suppose a President McCain approached every problem, dispute or stramash with the same rigour, diligence and sweet consideration with which he seems to have chosen his running-mate?
For example, there's an online stramash at the moment about a new sci-fi programme guide that includes extracts from fan reviews published on LiveJournal.