Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To tear or pull apart; rend.
- To tease; comb.
- To harass; worry; plague.
- To pull about; handle roughly or carelessly; hence, to rumple; dishevel; tousle.
- To bustle; exert one's self vigorously; struggle.
- n. A pull; a haul; a seizure; a disturbance.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. Prov. Eng. To pull; to haul; to tear; to worry.
- n. Prov. Eng. A pulling; a disturbance.
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