Definition of Tussling

1. Verb. (present participle of tussle) ¹



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Definition of Tussling

1. tussle [v] - See also: tussle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tussling

tusser
tussers
tusses
tussic
tussicular
tussiculation
tussigenic
tussis
tussises
tussive
tussive fremitus
tussive syncope
tussle
tussled
tussles
tussling (current term)
tussock
tussock bellflower
tussock caterpillar
tussock moth
tussocked
tussocker
tussockers
tussocks
tussocky
tussor
tussore
tussores
tussors
tussuck

Literary usage of Tussling

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1. The play of animals by Karl Groos (1898)
"(6) tussling among young animals. Before entering fully on this part of my subject I am going to cite a case that is to some degree problematical, ..."

2. The Play of Man by Karl Groos (1901)
"Unprovoked tussling merely for the fun of the thing seldom appears earlier ... In this youthful tussling the chief aim is to throw one's opponent to the ..."

3. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1911)
"Sell Boyd said at the coroner's inquest that they were tussling over a gun, and she got shot; ... He said that in tussling over the gun, the gun went off. ..."

4. A Treatise on the Law of Instructions to Juries in Civil and Criminal Cases by Henry Edward Randall (1922)
"... and who had with others been talking loud and using profane language and was of a party that had been tussling with each other and doing other acts more ..."

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