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dust-up

A fight or argument. I'm glad to see that you guys made up after your little dust-up the other night.

dust-up

n. a fight. There was a dust-up at the party that ruined the evening for everyone.
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The ugly fight erupted at the 4:01 mark of the third quarter as both benches cleared following a dustup involving Gilas' Roger Pogoy and Australia's Daniel Kickert.
For now Graham is holding off on introducing such a bill, in light of the uproar just the mention of the controversial legislation has elicited among those who fear a dustup with Congress would end in a setback for gay rights.
There was a dustup on a panel involving Kramer, Beattie, Sarah Schulman, Dr.