Wrastle
Wrastle \Wras"tle\, v. i. [OE. wrastlen. See {Wrestle}.] To wrestle. [Obs. or Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster]

Who wrastleth best naked, with oil enoint. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]


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