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donnybrook

A wild fight or brawl. The name refers to the "Donnybrook Fair," an event held annually until 1855 in Donnybrook, Ireland, and known for the rowdy fights that sometimes occurred there. I knew there had been a donnybrook at the bar when my friends came home bruised and bloodied.

donnybrook

n. a big argument; a brawl. There was a big donnybrook at the concert, and the police were called.
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"Donnybrook is as subtle as a 12-gauge shotgun blast to the face.
And when scrum-half Clive Stuart-Smith grabbed a try early in the second-half to put them in control at 20-10, it looked as though the Scarlets would rob Leinster of their 17th home win at Donnybrook.
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The Northern Ireland born son of a farmer, who made Dublin his home, will be buried in his native Bellaghy in Co Londonderry this evening after a funeral in the Donnybrook church in the morning.
2pm DONNYBROOK LEINSTER A v PONTYPRIDD are boosted by news fly-half Simon Humberstone and prop Ryan Harford have undergone scans which have dispelled fears of a broken nose and thumb respectively.
Donnybrook Energy Inc (TSX VENTURE: DEI), a Canada-based oil and natural gas exploration and production company, has increased its non-brokered private placement.
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JON STUART will make his Scotland A debut against Ireland at Donnybrook on Friday.
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The retired cleric, who is originally from Mayo but now based in Florida, bought the winning quick pick in Donnybrook Fair in Malahide, Dublin.