archaic A fight or dispute.
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- If your Honours would go to page 83, you will the see the passage - I am not saying it is a passage of arms; that is putting it too highly
- Already 2-0 down in the series after consecutive top-order batting collapses, this passage of arms - after a difficult summer for both the players and the board - could not have come at a worse possible time.
- Well, we say that's the end of the case, and that's what Mr Stitt conceded in the passage of arms between you…