Definitions for wrester
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to pull, jerk, or force by a violent twist.
to take away by force.
to get by effort:
to wrest a living from the soil.
to twist or turn from the proper course, meaning, etc.; wrench.
(n.)a wresting; twist or wrench.
a key or small wrench for tuning stringed musical instruments, as the harp or piano, by turning the pins to which the strings are fastened.
Category: Music and Dance
Origin of wrest:
bef. 1000; ME; OE wrǣstan, c. Icel reista] akin to wrist
someone who obtains something by pulling it violently with twisting movements
one who wrests
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