noun Etymology: short for scrummage, alteration of scrimmage Date: 1857 1. a. (or scrummage) a rugby play in which the forwards of each side come together in a tight formation and struggle to gain possession of the ball using their feet when it is tossed in among them; also the arrangement of players in a scrum b. a usually brief and disorderly struggle or fight ; scrape, scuffle 2. a. British madhouse 2 b. a usually tightly packed or disorderly crowd ; throngscrummage intransitive verb

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