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scuffle

US a type of hoe operated by pushing rather than pulling
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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.
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.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) on Monday categorically denied that the young man behind scuffle with PTI MNA Hamidul Haq was prime minister's son.
The victory of the Pakistan People's Party (PPP) led alliance's Sadiq Sanjrani did not go down well with the members of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) as just after his victory, a scuffle broke out in the visitor gallery of the Senate, reportedly initiated by a PML-N supporter.
12 (ANI): English all-rounder Ben Stokes, who landed in a legal soup for his alleged involvement in a scuffle outside a Bristol City nightclub on September 25, will attend the trial on August 6.
Police sources told reporter that a scuffle between security guards of a sugar mills and sugarcane farmers took place within jurisdiction of Musafir Khana Police Station as farmers had parked their tractor-trolleys outside of the sugar mills for last several weeks while the guards were not allowing them to enter the sugar mills to convince the management to purchase their sugarcane crop loaded on the vehicle.
Two men, 21 and 31, were arrested after a scuffle broke out at hotel currently under renovation in Paphos on Friday night, according to police.
MARDAN -- A scuffle broke out in the district's council on Wednesday after members stopped a JUI-F lawmaker from speaking on topics not related to the agenda.
During the scuffle, Khachatryan was hit several times.
Islamabad -- A scuffle over security checking was witnessed here Saturday between Saudi army officer and official of Airport Security Force (ASF) here at Islamabad Airport.