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scuffle




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scuffle
     1. n. A rough, disorderly fight or struggle at close quarters.
     2. n. (archaic) A child's pinafore or bib.
     3. v. (intransitive) To fight or struggle confusedly at close quarters.
     4. v. (intransitive) To walk with a shuffling gait.
     5. v. (slang) To make a living with difficulty, getting by on a low income, to struggle financially.
     6. n. A Dutch hoe, manipulated by both pushing and pulling.

Example Sentences

They broke his arm in the scuffle but did not charge him. 

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