hassle, scuffle, tussle, dogfight, rough-and-tumble(noun)
scuffle, scuffle hoe, Dutch hoe(noun)
a hoe that is used by pushing rather than pulling
an unceremonious and disorganized struggle
shuffle, scuffle, shamble(verb)
walk by dragging one's feet
"he shuffled out of the room"; "We heard his feet shuffling down the hall"
fight or struggle in a confused way at close quarters
"the drunken men started to scuffle"
A rough disorderly fight or struggle at close quarters
A Dutch hoe, manipulated by both pushing and pulling
To fight or struggle confusedly at close quarters.
To walk with a shuffling gait.
Origin: Possibly of Scandinavian origin. Compare Swedish skuff and skuffa, from the Germanic base *.
to strive or struggle with a close grapple; to wrestle in a rough fashion
hence, to strive or contend tumultuously; to struggle confusedly or at haphazard
a rough, haphazard struggle, or trial of strength; a disorderly wrestling at close quarters
hence, a confused contest; a tumultuous struggle for superiority; a fight
a child's pinafore or bib
a garden hoe
Origin: [Freq. of scuff, v.i.; cf. Sw. skuffa to push, shove, skuff a push, Dan. skuffe a drawer, a shovel, and E. shuffle, shove. See Shove, and cf. Shuffle.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
skuf′l, v.i. to struggle closely: to fight confusedly.—n. a struggle in which the combatants grapple closely: any confused contest.—n. Scuff′ler, one who, or that which, scuffles. [A freq. of Sw. skuffa, to shove, skuff, a blow.]
The numerical value of scuffle in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of scuffle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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- raufen, Rauferei, balgen, Handgemenge, schlurfenGerman
- azada holandesa, reñir, riñaSpanish
- kahina, kituuttaa, laahustaa, kitkutella, käsirysy, kahista, nujakoida, nujakka, kahakoida, kahakka, kitkuttaaFinnish
- échauffourée, binette, rixeFrench
- rissa, baruffa, zuffaItalian
- schermutselingen, handgemeen, roepen, scheldpartij, schelden, schoffel, schermutselingDutch
- драться, драка, шаркать, стычкаRussian
- handgemäng, slagsmålSwedish
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