scrummage

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scrum +‎ -age

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scrummage (plural scrummages)

  1. (rugby) An ordered formation of forwards, typically bending down, binding to one another with their arms, and pushing opponents shoulder to shoulder, in which each side aims to gain control of the ball; a scrum.
  2. (American football, rare) A scrimmage.

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scrummage (third-person singular simple present scrummages, present participle scrummaging, simple past and past participle scrummaged)

  1. (rugby) To engage in an ordered formation of forwards in which each side aims to gain control of the ball, as described above.

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