Wrangle Wran"gle, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Wrangled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Wrangling}.] [OE. wranglen to wrestle. See {Wrong}, {Wring}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To argue; to debate; to dispute. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

2. To dispute angrily; to quarrel peevishly and noisily; to brawl; to altercate. ``In spite of occasional wranglings.'' --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

For a score of kingdoms you should wrangle. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

He did not know what it was to wrangle on indifferent points. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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