Entry from British & World English dictionary
nounScottish & Northern English
An uproar; a row: The SNP must not allow itself to be bullied in the stramash over the Commons vote
More example sentences
- That stramash had many of the same elements of the war in question - except for the presence of 10,000 Scottish soldiers, many of whom had little idea why they were fighting or who was the enemy.
- They should, too, have been down to ten men with five minutes to go when Stuart Elliott, after a bit of a stramash with Iain Nicolson, climbed to his feet only to blatantly push over his opponent.
- And for the players, their little stramash constituted the only action in the match which saw so many involved and apparently working so well for each other.
Late 18th century: apparently imitative.
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