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    a fight, usually involving several people

    It is unfortunate that this donnybrook happened while Vice President Joe Biden was visiting China ... (referring to a fight that broke out in a basketball match between a Chinese team and an American college team)

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 24/08/2011


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spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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