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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hustle  \Hus"tle\,  v.  i. 
  To  push  or  crows;  to  force  one's  way  to  move  hustily  and 
  with  confusion;  a  hurry. 
 
  Leaving  the  king,  who  had  hustled  along  the  floor  with 
  his  dress  worfully  arrayed.  --Sir  W. 
  Scott. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hustle 
  n  1:  a  swindle  in  which  you  cheat  at  gambling  or  persuade  a 
  person  to  buy  worthless  property  [syn:  {bunco},  {bunco 
  game},  {bunko},  {bunko  game},  {con},  {confidence  game}, 
  {con  game},  {gyp},  {sting},  {flimflam}] 
  2:  a  rapid  bustling  commotion  [syn:  {bustle},  {flurry},  {ado}, 
  {fuss},  {stir}] 
  v  1:  cause  to  move  furtively  and  hurriedly;  "The  secret  service 
  agents  hustled  the  speaker  out  of  the  amphitheater" 
  2:  move  or  cause  to  move  energetically  or  busily;  "The 
  cheerleaders  bustled  about  excitingly  before  their 
  performance"  [syn:  {bustle},  {bustle  about}] 
  3:  sell  something  to  or  obtain  something  from  by  energetic  and 
  esp.  underhanded  activity  [syn:  {pluck},  {roll}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Hustle,  VA 
  Zip  code(s):  22476 




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