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scuffle

US a type of hoe operated by pushing rather than pulling
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Protesters scuffle with police in the occupied area in Hong Kong's Mong Kok district
Protestors, police officers and members of the press were injured during a number of scuffles.
Kiev, Ukraine :Violent scuffles broke out Thursday in the Ukrainian parliament as dozens of opposition and pro-government lawmakers brawled for a second day in a chamber notorious for its physical confrontations.
There were scuffles with guards and people's clothes were torn.
Chief Superintendent Graham Smith, of Newcastle Area Command, said at the time: "Although there were minor scuffles as would be expected with such large crowds, there were no arrests.
There were violent scuffles outside the court after the hearing, as Roberts was driven away to the jeers of a waiting crowd.
Scuffles broke out between firefighters and members of the Commission for the Promotion of Virtue and Prevention of Vice.
Gerald Colan-O'Leary said he needs twice as many staff on crowd control after the scuffles in the Great Hall of Parliament Buildings earlier this month.
Redknapp and Calderwood had a pushing and shoving match which sparked a mass melee of players and brief scuffles among West Ham fans in one stand.
SCUFFLES broke out between unionist flag supporters and Gaza protestors yesterday in Belfast.
But then, about three or four minutes later, there were scuffles.
Yet there were no scuffles or shouting matches during the game, nothing at all to indicate anything was building.