Pronunciation: (res'ling), [key]
1. a sport in which two opponents struggle hand to hand in order to pin or press each other's shoulders to the mat or ground, with the style, rules, and regulations differing widely in amateur and professional matches. Cf. catch-as-catch-can (def. 3), Greco-Roman (def. 3).
2. the act of a person who wrestles.
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