Wran"gle (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Wrangled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Wrangling (?).] [OE. wranglen to wrestle. See Wrong, Wring.]

1.

To argue; to debate; to dispute.

[Obs.]

2.

To dispute angrily; to quarrel peevishly and noisily; to brawl; to altercate.

"In spite of occasional wranglings."

Macaulay.

For a score of kingdoms you should wrangle. Shak.

He did not know what it was to wrangle on indifferent points. Addison.

 

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Wran"gle, v. t.

To involve in a quarrel or dispute; to embroil.

[R.]

Bp. Sanderson.

 

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Wran"gle (?), n.

An angry dispute; a noisy quarrel; a squabble; an altercation.

Syn. -- Altercation; bickering; brawl; jar; jangle; contest; controversy. See Altercation.

 

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