What does affray mean?
The definition of affray
Af*fray”, v. t. [p. p. Affrayed.]
Etym: [OE. afraien, affraien, OF. effreer, esfreer, F. effrayer, orig. to disquiet, put out of peace, fr. L. ex + OHG. fridu peace (akin to E. free). Cf. Afraid, Fray, Frith inclosure.] [Archaic]

1 To startle from quiet; to alarm. Smale foules a great heap That had afrayed [affrayed] me out of my sleep. Chaucer.
2 To frighten; to scare; to frighten away. That voice doth us affray. Shak.

Af*fray”, n.
Etym: [OE. afrai, affrai, OF. esfrei, F. effroi, fr. OF. esfreer. See Affray, v. t.]

1 The act of suddenly disturbing any one; an assault or attack. [Obs.]
2 Alarm; terror; fright. [Obs.] Spenser.
3 A tumultuous assault or quarrel; a brawl; a fray. “In the very midst of the affray.” Motley.
4 (Law)
The fighting of two or more persons, in a public place, to the terror of others. Blackstone.

Note: A fighting in private is not, in a legal sense, an affray.
Synonyms
— Quarrel; brawl; scuffle; encounter; fight; contest; feud; tumult; disturbance.