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  • n. Plural form of bustler.


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  • But they really do not care; and if the rumour of our discovery reach so far as the next ant-heap, the bustlers there are almost indifferent, though a few may feel a passing pang of jealousy.

    Barlasch of the Guard

  • She, stupefied, was alarmed by these Parisian bustlers, that resembled machines in running order, jabbering away as music-boxes play.

    His Excellency the Minister

  • When they had drunk a great deal of punch, and spent all their money, they discovered that they had nothing to eat, and would infallibly have been starved, had not an Hibernian Marchioness, who had never been in Ireland, been exceedingly shocked that men should die of hunger; and so, being one of the bustlers, she got up a fancy sale and a _Sandwich Isle Bazaar_.

    The Young Duke

  • The evening wore on, and the outer solitude looked in upon us through the windows, gloomy, wild, and vague, like another state of existence, close beside the little sphere of warmth and light in which we were the prattlers and bustlers of a moment.

    The Blithedale Romance

  • But if, as I think, the most potent goalscorers in British football can be split into three categories - virtuosos, hustlers and bustlers -

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  • Virtuosos, hustlers and bustlers: why the best strikers never lose it

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