from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Games A contest of strength in which two teams tug on opposite ends of a rope, each trying to pull the other across a dividing line.
- noun A struggle for supremacy.
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- noun a
gameor competitionin which two teams pullor tugon oppositeends of a ropetrying to forcethe other team over the linewhich initially markedthe middlebetween the two teams
- noun idiomatic a
disputebetween two parties, particularly an entrenched, back and forthdispute.
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