Hustled
Hustle Hus"tle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hustled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hustling}.] [D. hustelen to shake, fr. husten to shake. Cf. {Hotchpotch}.] To shake together in confusion; to push, jostle, or crowd rudely; to handle roughly; as, to hustle a person out of a room. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

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