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Proceeding in his cross examination, the counsel asked where the affray happened?
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Mr. Enwright's store is at the corner below the scene of the affray now being investigated.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
"A number of my boys got into a shooting affray with some herders," Trowbridge explained.
HIDDEN GOLDWILDER ANTHONY
There has been a spectator of the whole affray unseen by the combatants, and now he steps forth.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
In the affray he drew a revolver, which was instantly knocked out of his hand.
JOURNAL OF A TRIP TO CALIFORNIA BY THE OVERLAND ROUTE ACROSS THE PLAINS IN 1850-51E. S. (ELEAZER STILLMAN) INGALLS
A not very turbulent affray decides which of the suitors shall be the possessor; and the couple fly away over the wall.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
But Onoufry, interfering in time, prevents an affray the issue of which would probably have been fatal.
CONTEMPORARY RUSSIAN NOVELISTSSERGE PERSKY
Upon this a bloody affray took place between the Portuguese and the attendants on Badur, in which seven of the latter were slain.
A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, VOLUME VIROBERT KERR
"Mr. Flint, I appoint you acting first lieutenant of the Bronx," said Christy, as soon as the affray was over.
STAND BY THE UNIONOLIVER OPTIC
The lieutenant retained his place in the stern sheets, which he had not left during the affray or the conference.
STAND BY THE UNIONOLIVER OPTIC
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WORDS RELATED TO AFFRAY

  • affray
  • battle
  • contest
  • crisis
  • dispute
  • encounter
  • fight
  • meeting
  • set-to
  • showdown
  • strife
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satorinoun | [suh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]SEE DEFINITION