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Definition of tussle noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

tussle

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NAmE//ˈtʌsl//
 
tussle (for/over something)
 
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a short struggle, fight, or argument especially in order to get something He was injured during a tussle for the ball. There was a legal tussle over the closure of the hospital. She had a brief tussle with her conscience before telling the whole story.
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