warsle

verb

war·​sle ˈwä(r)-səl How to pronounce warsle (audio)
variants or warstle
warsled or warstled; warsling or warstling; warsles or warstles
Scotland
warsle noun Scotland

Word History

Etymology

Middle English werstelen, warstelen, alteration of wrestlen, wrastlen

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of warsle was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Warsle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/warsle. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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