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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘rustle’.

Rustle
Pronunciation:
\ˈrə-səl\
Function:
verb
Inflected Form(s):
rus·tled; rus·tling \ˈrə-s(ə-)liŋ\
Etymology:
Middle English rustelen
Date:
14th century
intransitive verb
1: to make or cause a rustle
2 a: to act or move with energy or speed b: to forage food
3: to steal cattle
transitive verb
1: to cause to rustle
2 a: to obtain by one's own exertions —often used with up<able to rustle up $5,000 bail — Jack McCallum> b: 
3: to steal (as livestock) especially from a farm or ranch
rus·tler \-s(ə-)lər\ noun


rustle. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rustle
 
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