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brannigan

[bran-i-guh n] /ˈbræn ɪ gən/
noun
1.
a carouse.
2.
a squabble; brawl.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; probably from proper name
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brannigan

noun
  1. A spree: a prolonged crossword puzzle brannigan
  2. A brawl or fracas; donnybrook: Republicans and Democrats alike are guilty of this brannigan (1940+)

[1903+; fr the Irish surname, for unclear reasons]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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