Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A wrangle; squabble; noisy contest or dispute.
  • To wrangle; dispute contentiously; squabble.
  • noun A kind of dance. See brantle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • intransitive verb rare To wrangle; to dispute contentiously; to squabble.
  • noun rare A wrangle; a squabble; a noisy contest or dispute.

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  • noun squabble
  • verb to squabble

Etymologies

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Perhaps related to branle

Examples

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  • (verb) - To kick and knock things to desolation, like a mad horse. --John Mactaggart's Scottish Gallovidian Encyclopedia, 1824

    April 22, 2018