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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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She wanted to appeal the ruling to a higher court--and what a spectacular donnybrook that would have been.
both examples drawn from the show's centerpiece sculpture, Big Nest (all works 2005), a cacophonous donnybrook of "phrases collected during the recent bombings in London" shouting from myriad lengths of discarded baseboard arranged into the shape of a spiky hexagonal corral.
Playing at Lansdowne Road instead of Donnybrook is sure to lift the Irish side.
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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.
Minister for Planning Richard Wynne today joined Member for Yan Yean Danielle Green and Member for Yuroke Ros Spence to unveil Melbournes latest suburbs, Donnybrook and Woodstock.
The incident took place at Donnybrook Cottage, Sixmilebridge, Co Clare, on Thursday.
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.