Jos"tle (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Jostled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Jostling (?).] [A dim. of joust, just, v. See Joust, and cf. Justle.] [Written also justle.]

To run against and shake; to push out of the way; to elbow; to hustle; to disturb by crowding; to crowd against.

"Bullies jostled him."

Macaulay.

Systems of movement, physical, intellectual, and moral, which are perpetually jostling each other. I. Taylor.

 

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Jos"tle, v. i.

To push; to crowd; to hustle.

None jostle with him for the wall. Lamb.

 

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Jos"tle, n.

A conflict by collisions; a crowding or bumping together; interference.

The jostle of South African nationalities and civilization. The Nation.

 

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