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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.
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.
SARGODHA -- The annual elections of the district bar associations (DBAs) were postponed in Sargodha, Gujranwala and Faisalabad over scuffles between lawyers' groups and rigging allegations on Saturday.
TAP) - Long lines have grown longer, scuffles have broken out and chaotic scenes are being seen across India as millions of people wait to change old currency notes that have become worthless after the government demonetized high-value bills.
Reports of clashes, scuffles and electoral irregularities were reported from different parts of the city as citizens exercised their right to franchise to elect local government representatives.
soaring, leading to scuffles between passengers and airport staff.
There were minor scuffles as a small group tried to breach the barriers and were confronted by gardai and security staff.
Mounted police formed a line to try to stop the scuffles, ABC news reported.
Summary: Kiev, Ukraine:Violent scuffles broke out Thursday in the Ukrainian parliament as dozens of opposition and .
Scuffles broke out as a huge Garda convoy escorted the 500-ton specialist tunnelling equipment from Dublin to the Sruwaddacon Estuary in north Mayo.