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noun 
  1. In rugby union or rugby league, all the forwards joined together in an organised way. Also known as a scrummage.
  2. A tightly-packed and disorderly crowd of people.
''A developed around the bar when free beer was announced.
  1. (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.
  1. 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.
Translations: 
  • French: míªlée
  • Italian: mischia
    (trans-mid)
Etymology: From "scrummage", from "scrimmage" (The Heritage Illustrated Dictionary of the English Language)


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