[mid-18C+] a disturbance, a noisy quarrel; thus what’s the row? what’s all the noise about? (cites 1873, 1896 are weaker use, i.e. what’s the problem?).
[late 19C-1920s] to be quiet, usu. as excl.
[late 18C+] to cause trouble, to create a disturbance.
1. to wake up someone roughly and noisily.
2. to scold, to criticize.
[late 19C+] to be quiet, esp. as imper.