- In rugby union or rugby league, all the forwards joined together in an organised way. Also known as a scrummage.
- A tightly-packed and disorderly crowd of people.
- ''A developed around the bar when free beer was announced.
- (Canadian English) Specifically used in the Canadian media to describe a tightly-packed group of reporters surrounding a member of the Canadian House of Commons while in the Parliament Buildings.
- ''A formed around Scott Brison shortly after he announced his candidacy for the federal Liberal leadership.
- In software development, SCRUM is an agile, lightweight process that can be used to manage and control software and product development using iterative, incremental practices.
Etymology: From "scrummage", from "scrimmage" (The Heritage Illustrated Dictionary of the English Language)
- French: míªlée
- Italian: mischia
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