(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
Synonyms: scrummage, scrum
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.
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.
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