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jostle


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jostle  \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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jostle  \Jos"tle\,  v.  i. 
  To  push  to  crowd;  to  hustle. 
 
  None  jostle  with  him  for  the  wall.  --Lamb. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jostle  \Jos"tle\,  n. 
  A  conflict  by  collisions;  a  crowding  or  bumping  together; 
  interference. 
 
  The  jostle  of  South  African  nationalities  and 
  civilization.  --The  Nation. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  jostle 
  n  :  the  act  of  jostling  (forcing  your  way  by  pushing)  [syn:  {jostling}] 
  v  1:  make  one's  way  by  jostling,  pushing,  or  shoving;  "We  had  to 
  jostle  our  way  to  the  front  of  the  platform" 
  2:  come  into  rough  contact  while  moving  "The  passengers  in  the 
  overcrowded  train  jostled  against  each  other" 
  3:  come  into  rough  contact  with  while  moving  "The  passengers 
  each  other  in  the  overcrowded  train"  [syn:  {shove}] 




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