wrastle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old English wrastlen. See wrestle.

Verb[edit]

wrastle (third-person singular simple present wrastles, present participle wrastling, simple past and past participle wrastled)

  1. (obsolete or UK, dialect or US, colloquial) To wrestle.
    Who wrastleth best naked, with oil enoint. — Chaucer.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.