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scuffle

US a type of hoe operated by pushing rather than pulling
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There was a dispute, or perhaps a scuffle. Other soldiers heard the noise, and ran hastily from the barracks to assist their comrades.
Of a rather turbulent description, it would seem; for her nightcap had been knocked off in the scuffle, and she was on her knees upon the floor, making a strange revelation of blue and yellow curl- papers, straggling locks of hair, tags of staylaces, and strings of it's impossible to say what; panting for breath, clasping her hands, turning her eyes upwards, shedding abundance of tears, and exhibiting various other symptoms of the acutest mental suffering.
In the very midst of the scuffle, however, whilst Alleyne braced himself to feel the cold blade between his shoulders, there came a sudden scurry of hoofs, and the black man yelled with terror and ran for his life through the heather.
"And you remember that we came up with the two in a ditch, and that there was a scuffle between them, and that one of them had been severely handled and much mauled about the face, by the other?"
In the meantime, we had no idea what to do to help the captain, nor any other thought but that he had got his death-hurt in the scuffle with the stranger.
Better leave all that to my master Don Quixote, who will settle it and make all safe in a trice; for I, sinner that I am, God help me, don't understand these scuffles."
A scuffle broke out at the Atme border crossing in the Idlib Governorate on Friday after protesters accused Turkey of not doing enough to stop the Syrian Arab Army's (SAA) advance
During the scuffle, the two players, Mirsheed and Noor Mohammad, fell into a deep ravine.
The victim and the accused were engaged in a scuffle prior to the incident.
A scuffle ensued as the president's motorcade arrived at the Grand Hyatt in the city, as supporters of Taiwan and the agitated Chinese protestors confronted one another.
LAHORE -- A First Information Report (FIR) has been filed against Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) workers after constables of the Lahore Police were injured in a scuffle following Hamza Shehbaz's arrest on Tuesday.
Feuding dancehall musicians Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale whose near-bloody scuffle marred the 20th anniversary of the Ghana Vodafone Music Awards held in Accra last Saturday have been stripped of all awards they won at the night.