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Definition of the noun battle royal
What does battle royal mean as a name of something?
- a noisy riotous fight
Alternative definition of the noun battle royal
- A fight involving three or more people, fought until one person (or sometimes team or faction) is left standing.
- A heated discussion.
- "Battle Royal" is a musical EP of Virus Syndicate.
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- "Battle Royal" is a composition.
- music by Mike Reagan
"Battle royal" is a book by Frank O'Rourke.
- subject: Popular literature
Battle royal traditionally refers to a fight involving three or more combatants that is fought until only one fighter remains standing. In recent times, the term has been used in a more general sense to refer to any fight involving large numbers of people that are not organized into factions. Within combat sports, the term has a specific meaning, depending on the sports being discussed.
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by Robert Allen
battle royal a fierce contest or dispute. A metaphor ...
by Abby H. P. Werlock
Work Author: Ralph Ellison Ralph Ellison's "Battle Royal," also published as the first chapter of Invisible Man (1952), previews the major themes that arise in much 20thcentury AfricanAmerican fiction.The story uses firstperson narration, ...
by Gordon Jarvie
battle royal hard-fought contest, often a free-for-all. The last election was a battle ...
—Battle royal, ageneral mêlée—Half the battle, said of anything which ensures success.—Line of battle, troops in array for battle; Lineofbattle ship, ...
by Richard Spears
a battle royal Fig. a classic, hard-fought battle or argument.
Dictionary of phrase and fable. [A dictionary of English literature] by W.D. Adams, with additions (1885)
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
A certain number of cocks, say sixteen, are pitted together ; the eight victors are then pitted, then the four, and last of all the two; and the winner is victor of the battle royal. Metaphorically, the term is applied to chess, &c. Battle scenes. Le Clerc ...
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- Battle royal Meaning
Video shows what battle royal means. A fight involving three or more individuals, teams, or factions; fought until one person, team, or faction is left standing.
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