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rastle

[ras-uh l]Dialect
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verb (used with or without object), ras·tled, ras·tling, noun
  1. wrestle.
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wrastle

or ras·sle, ras·tle

[ras-uh l]Dialect
verb (used with or without object), wras·tled, wras·tling, noun
  1. wrestle.
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Origin of wrastle

1200–50; Middle English wrastlen, variant of wrestlen to wrestle
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Examples from the Web for rastle

Historical Examples

  • Mr Rastle had no opinion to offer on this question of morals.

    The Fifth Form at Saint Dominic's

    Talbot Baines Reed

  • If any one knew how he was getting on in class Mr Rastle did, and, alas!

  • “Tell Mr Rastle kindly to step here,” said he to the porter.

  • “And it seems equally severe on the juniors,” said Mr Rastle.

  • I never seed a man yit that I couldn't throw in any sort of a rastle.