warstle

warsle

[wahr-suhl] Chiefly Scot.
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), warsled, warsling, noun
Also, warstle.


Origin:
1300–50; Middle English; Old English *wǣrstlian, metathetic variant (compare wǣrstlīc of wrestling) of wrǣstlian to wrestle

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