A fight, combat, quarrel, contention, battle, dispute, contest, attack, assault, war. Also of things fitting well, as a door and its posts, two straight pieces of wood fitting well together, two bricks, etc. etc. With suffix pronoun -ny, as adiny, it means a something difficult to be done. [Jav. Avd (?); or Ar. Adava.] [Richardson 1885]