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scuf·fle 1

 (skŭf′əl)
intr.v. scuf·fled, scuf·fling, scuf·fles
1. To fight or struggle confusedly at close quarters.
2. To shuffle.
n.
A rough disorderly struggle at close quarters. See Synonyms at brawl.

[ Probably frequentative of scuff.]

scuf′fler n.

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scuffle2

scuf·fle 2

 (skŭf′əl)
n.
A hoe that is designed to work soil by being pushed and pulled. Also called Dutch hoe, scuffle hoe.

[Dutch schoffel, hoe for weeding, from Middle Dutch, hoe, shovel.]

scuffler

(ˈskʌflə)
n
a person who scuffles
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The former Monaco star is much more than an engineroom scuffler, but it is heartening to know he has the ability to roll those sleeves up and dig in when it is called for.
The former Monaco star is much more than an engine room scuffler, but it is heartening to know he has the ability to roll those sleeves up and dig in when it is called for.
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In the song, Banton portrayed persons forcibly sent back to Jamaica (particularly from the United States) as "wretches," castigating them for having gotten the opportunity to migrate, to go to "farin," only to "screw up." (6) Young men in particular are returned home, in Banton's formulation, to become burdens on the society, adding to its already large scuffler class.
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The proposition that liberal Catholicism is dying has been offered from time to time, for decades now, often in a way that reminds one of the schoolyard scuffler more interested in the fight than in any point being made.
He's only frightened he won't get a game under a new manager because he's an over-rated scuffler."
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