Pronunciation: (skuf'ul), [key]
—v., -fled, -fling,
1. to struggle or fight in a rough, confused manner.
2. to go or move in hurried confusion.
3. to move or go with a shuffle; scuff.
1. a rough, confused struggle or fight.
2. a shuffling: a scuffle of feet.
3. Also called scuf'fle hoe". a spadelike hoe that is pushed instead of pulled.
4. (in tap dancing) a forward and backward movement of the foot.
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