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Noun: scrum  skrúm
  1. (rugby) the method of beginning play in which the forwards of each team crouch side by side with locked arms; play starts when the ball is thrown in between them and the two sides compete for possession
    - scrummage
     
  2. [Brit] A disorderly crowd of people
    - mob, rabble, rout [N. Amer]

Derived forms: scrums

Type of: beginning, commencement, crowd, start

Encyclopedia: Scrum