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bobbery

[bob-uh-ree] /ˈbɒb ə ri/
noun, plural bobberies.
1.
a disturbance; brawl.
Origin
1810-1820
1810-20; < Hindi bāp re O father!
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bobbery

/ˈbɒbərɪ/
noun (pl) -beries
1.
Also called bobbery pack. a mixed pack of hunting dogs, often not belonging to any of the hound breeds
2.
(informal) a noisy commotion
adjective
3.
(informal) noisy or excitable
Word Origin
C19: from Hindi bāp re, literally: oh father!
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