Subject: A.Word.A.Day--donnybrook
Date: Sun, 19 Jun 1994 00:03:08 -0400 (EDT)
don.ny.brook \'da_:n-e_--.bru_.k\ n, often cap : an uproarious brawl - The name is derived from a suburb of
Dublin, where for 600 years a fair was held, until it was
closed over a hundred years ago, because it had had
become a byword for group violent encounters.