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Definition of Affray
AffrayAffray Af*fray", n. [OE. afrai, affrai, OF. esfrei, F. effroi,
fr. OF. esfreer. See Affray, v. t.]
1. The act of suddenly disturbing any one; an assault or
2. Alarm; terror; fright. [Obs.] --Spenser.
3. A tumultuous assault or quarrel; a brawl; a fray. ``In the
very midst of the affray.' --Motley.
4. (Law) The fighting of two or more persons, in a public
place, to the terror of others. --Blackstone.
Note: A fighting in private is not, in a legal sense, an
Syn: Quarrel; brawl; scuffle; encounter; fight; contest;
feud; tumult; disturbance. AffrayAffray Af*fray", v. t. [p. p. Affrayed.] [OE. afraien,
affraien, OF. effreer, esfreer, F. effrayer, orig. to
disquiet, put out of peace, fr. L. ex + OHG. fridu peace
(akin to E. free). Cf. Afraid, Fray, Frith inclosure.]
1. To startle from quiet; to alarm.
Smale foules a great heap That had afrayed
[affrayed] me out of my sleep. --Chaucer.
2. To frighten; to scare; to frighten away.
That voice doth us affray. --Shak.
Meaning of Affray from wikipedia
- In many legal jurisdictions related
to English common
is a public order offence consisting
of the fighting
of one or more persons
in a public...
- HMS Affray
, a British
Amphion-cl**** submarine, was the last Royal
to be lost at sea, on 16 April
1951, with the loss of 75 lives. All vessels...
- United States
Navy have been named Affray
. USS Affray
(AMc-112), a minesweeper
1941. USS Affray
(MSO-511), a minesweeper
- The Wairau Affray
(called the Wairau
M****acre in many older
texts) on 17 June 1843 was the first serious clash
of arms between British settlers
- Desperate Poaching Affray
(known in the United States
as The Poachers) is a 1903 British chase
film by Wales-based film producer William
- USS Affray
(AM-511/MSO-511) was an Acme-cl**** minesweeper acquired
by the U.S. Navy for the task of removing mines
that had been placed
in the water
- of land to the New Zealand Company
and was a parti****nt in the Wairau Affray
in Marlborough. From 1807, muskets became
- The Kum Kapu demonstration occurred
in the Kumkapı district
on July 27, 1890. It ensued
in which several
(Middle Irish Affraic
) is an Irish language female given
as a name borne
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to community service
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, and to jail for numerous
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