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1. a family quarrel; a noisy gathering; a commotion, a riotous party
...1891 Eng. dial.
2. (as 'Ramsammy') any Hindu, esp. Indian coolies
...L19 sl., orig. Indian Army
of unknown origin
From: Notes and Queries
A Medium of Intercommunication for Literary Men, General Readers, Etc.
Seventh Series - Volume Twelfth, July - December, 1891