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- n. A scuffle; a physical fight or struggle.
- v. To scuffle; to wrestle.
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Yes, you are a fine boy, I croon as I scruffle him under the neck and look around for Jane.
What hockey fan hasn’t gasped with a smile when a good punch is laid on in a mid-game scruffle?
"Usually in a reg'lar match I scruffle his feathers and blow in his eye, Cap'n, but I won't have to do it this time.