Wrangler
Wrangler Wran"gler, n. 1. An angry disputant; one who disputes with heat or peevishness. ``Noisy and contentious wranglers.'' --I. Watts. [1913 Webster]

2. One of those who stand in the first rank of honors in the University of Cambridge, England. They are called, according to their rank, senior wrangler, second wrangler, third wrangler, etc. Cf. {Optime}. [1913 Webster]


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