Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. wrestlen, wrastlen, AS. wrstlian, freq. of wrstan, to wrest; akin to OD. wrastelen, to wrestle,. See Wrest (v. t.)
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. wrǽstlian; a freq. of wrǽstan, to wrest.
Seeing Grettir she rushed at him, but he closed with her, and there was a terrible wrestling match.
"The Book of Romance" by Various
It was the devil with which he had to wrestle.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
It is nonsense to pretend that the insight of philosophers and the energy of artists help us very greatly in this bleak wrestling.
"Suspended Judgments" by John Cowper Powys
Familiar with squalor, and hospitable to vulgarity, his mind was yet tenanted by sorrow, a place of midnight wrestlings.
"Stephen Arnold Douglas" by William Garrott Brown
This was proved one day when we wrestled down in the calves' meadow.
"The Birthright" by Joseph Hocking
Through the remainder of that cloudless night she wrestled silently.
"Macaria" by Augusta Jane Evans Wilson
Wrestling is the chief indigenous athletic exercise of India.
"India and the Indians" by Edward F. Elwin
In vain Uncle Jem wrestled with it, as he lay through long, patient hours.
"Judith Lynn" by Annie Hamilton Donnell
He wrestled his black silk gown over his head and threw it off.
"The Saracen: The Holy War" by Robert Shea
He excelled in running, wrestling, leaping, and throwing the bar, sports that were popular at that time.
"From Farm House to the White House" by William M. Thayer
For Robin already let him see
He should beat his playmates all
At wrestling, running, and archery,
Yet he cared not for a fall.
"Robin Hood, A Child." by James Henry Leigh Hunt
Upon some distant hill. Theirs be the meed
Gives unto those who wrestle on with deed,
And high endeavour for the end of wrong.
"The Veiled Memnon" by Alexander Anderson
And I bowed my head in the shadows,
To wrestle and fight with despair,
Till I knew by the light around me,
That the Master Himself was there.
"I Was Alone With The Master" by Alexander Anderson
An oak-tree wrestling on the hill,
And the wind wailing in the grass--
And life will strive with many an ill
For many a weary day ere it pass--
"The Rain It Raineth" by Thomas MacDonagh
They sped by an open window,
Where one knelt all alone,
In great amaze, in greater grief,
In woe that wrestled with belief,
The Mother mourned her Son.
"The Ballad of Lost Souls" by John Oxenham
"Thou shalt have to wrestle with passions
Far deeper and stronger than theirs;
If thou fallest thine is the burden
And the deep, long shame that it bears.
"The Poet's Choice" by Alexander Anderson
Like "table tennis" or "thumb wrestling," it promises great activity in a very small space.
Emma Zuccotti, center, wrestled this monster bluefish out of Gardiner's Bay over the weekend.
Freshman Deaken McCoy of the Galion High School varsity wrestling team puts the squeeze on Ashland's Zac Benner during Wednesday evening's meet against Ashland at the high school.
Wrestling with a destiny of dryness .
I always had great Eck -spectations for my best pal and Dundalk wrestling hero Kevin Eck .
Deep inside, Leonard Cohen wrestles with a restless soul.
World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) is an integrated media organization with a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content to a worldwide audience.
Shenendehowa takes Union- Endicott Duals, wrestling round-up for weekend of Jan 7.
Posted on January 9, 2012 at 9:24 am by Ben Meyers in General, Wrestling.
Hulk Hogan at wrestling event.
Wrestling icon Hulk Hogan was at Speaking Rock Casino and Entertainment Center Thursday night.
For the first time ever, the three Bullitt County high schools have had the opportunity to compete on the same mats in dual wrestling matches.
With the first two weeks of official practice in the books, Patterson High wrestling coach Lee Sc.
Wrestling with Jane Jacobs .
Jello wrestling at Rock & Tattoo Expo.
In the last few decades, as the philosophy of physics has ﬂourished, philosophers have increasingly wrestled with the signiﬁcance of gauge freedom and what Michael Redhead has called “surplus structure” [Redhead, 1975, 1980, 2003], a part of the formal structure without any claimed referent in the world.
Empirical Equivalence, Artificial Gauge Freedom and a Generalized Kretschmann Objection
This might even impinge on mathematics — as when the Pythagoreans wrestled with the ontology of irrational numbers.
Definability in the Real Universe
Thus, snakes wrestle with each other instead of biting, and mule deer crash or put antlers against antlers, but do not hurt the unprotected side of the partner.
Biological Evolution and Statistical Physics
The World Wide Study of Physics and Detectors for Future Linear Colliders has wrestled with these challenges for more than a decade, advancing the technologies needed for ILC detectors.
ILC Reference Design Report Volume 1 - Executive Summary
Wrestling with these questions induces considerable frustration in researchers.
Having Your Cake and Eating It Too: Autonomy and Interaction in a Model of Sentence Processing