scrummage
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈskɹʌm.ɪdʒ/
Noun

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.
Synonyms Verb

scrummage (scrummages, present participle scrummaging; 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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