bangstry

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bangstry (uncountable)

  1. (generally Scotland) violence
    • "How much money did you get back?" "Not a centime, especially now that he's met with bangstry." (Television show CSI, Season 13, Episode 16, 2013)

References[edit]

1912, John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley, A Dictionary of Slang and Colloquial English (Dictionary) (link), page 28:

Bangster. 1. A bully, braggart. As adj. turbulent. Bangstry, violence.
2. A victor, winner: compare bang, verb.
3. A wanton.