Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of touzle.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • She gave my head a rough touzling and finished me off with something like a box on the ear.

    My Antonia

  • A curious gale was raging through the town, touzling its thatch of chimney-pots, doing violence to the demureness of its respectable streets.

    The Folly Of Eustace 1896

  • "Whup! whup! whup! yaff! yaff!" said Dick, as they came up to a field containing a flock of sheep, heavy with their long wool; and over the hedge he went headlong amongst them, making the poor timid, stupid creatures run as fast as their legs would carry them, with their heavy fleeces touzling and shaking about till each sheep looked like a magnified thrum mop being shaken to get rid of the water.

    Hollowdell Grange Holiday Hours in a Country Home

  • Tom Loker we left groaning and touzling in a most immaculately clean

    Uncle Tom's Cabin

  • Tom Loker we left groaning and touzling in a most immaculately clean Quaker bed, under the motherly supervision of Aunt Dorcas, who found him to the full as tractable a patient as a sick bison.

    Uncle Tom's cabin, or Life among the lowly

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