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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scuffle \Scuf"fle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scuffled; p. pr. & vb. n. Scuffling.] [Freq. of scuff, v.i.; cf. Sw. skuffa to push, shove, skuff a push, Dan. skuffe a drawer, a shovel, and E. shuffle, shove. See Shove, and cf. Shuffle.] 1. To strive or struggle with a close grapple; to wrestle in a rough fashion. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, to strive or contend tumultuously; to struggle confusedly or at haphazard. [1913 Webster] A gallant man had rather fight to great disadvantage in the field, in an orderly way, than scuffle with an undisciplined rabble. --Eikon Basilike. [1913 Webster]