Thesaurus / shindy

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Then we had a shindy, and scared the dogs cold—bagged a few, but I guess nobody croaked—anyhow, none of our crowd.

The Second LatchkeyCharles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson

Then he took an excursion into our grandfathers and grandmothers, and at last came back to the present generation and the shindy.

The atmosphere of this place is getting beastly, just like the common room on the day when the shindy was.

The Hero of Garside SchoolJ. Harwood Panting

Murmuring something about the Committee of Inspection, "kicking up a shindy" the urchin withdrew.

Ariadne and I were there as Georges hansom drove up and he got out and began a shindy with the cabman.

It was as fine a shindy as one could hope to witness, and I was deeply interested.

The O'RuddyStephen Crane

Then of course there is a clatter, what the vulgar call "a shindy," round the pedestal.

Well, you little donkey, there's such a shindy at the Croft as you never heard.

Magnum BonumCharlotte M. Yonge

I wondered what the boatswain would think of the shindy over his head, and whether he had a watch to tell the time by.

Poor Mrs. Shindy and the children are, meanwhile, in dingy lodgings somewhere, waited upon by a charity girl in pattens.

ThackerayAnthony Trollope

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