verb (used without object), tus·sled, tus·sling.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
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But first, there's a tussle with the senior senator from Arizona to take care of.Rand Paul Eats Up Hoax That John McCain Met With ISIS|Olivia Nuzzi|September 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They would rustle and tussle it for like three minutes and that was it!OITNB’s New Villain Vee, Played By Lorraine Toussaint, Speaks for the First Time|Kevin Fallon|June 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Without his high-school wrestling experience, she might have won the tussle.
Behind the scenes the speech was the subject of an intense tussle.How the Chuck Hagel Fight Changed the American Jewish Landscape in Washington|J. J. Goldberg|August 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Both Parks and Brechneff tussle with the idea of being almost insiders.Insider Outsiders: How to Write About Greece and Italy|Alexander Aciman|July 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Streams which a boy could wade last March would now give an elephant a tussle.Gold-Seeking on the Dalton Trail|Arthur R. Thompson
There was a terrible tussle, but the white man finally killed his huge enemy.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies|H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
"I'm quite sure that I don't want another sich a tussle," meditated the Deacon.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
After the friendly tussle, the mother and daughter continued on their journey to the forks of the Shaeyela.Red Hunters And the Animal People|Charles A. Eastman
However the reis pluckily led the way, and seized him by the hind leg, when the crowd of men rushed in, and we had a grand tussle.The Desert World|Arthur Mangin