Definition of affray in English:

affray

Line breaks: af¦fray
Pronunciation: /əˈfreɪ
 
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noun

Law , • dated

Origin

Middle English (in the general sense 'disturbance, fray'): from Anglo-Norman French afrayer 'disturb, startle', based on an element of Germanic origin related to Old English frithu 'peace, safety' (compare with German Friede 'peace').

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