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    Definition of RUSTLE


    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: forage


    3


    : to steal (as livestock) especially from a farm or ranch


    — rus·tler \-s(?-)l?r\noun


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    Examples of RUSTLE


    The trees rustled in the wind.Her skirt rustled as she walked.He rustled the papers on his desk.

    doolittle

    The racoon rustled through the garbage can :)
    FISH-O

    My son rustled the scraps of coloured papers on his craft table and then he engaged in what I refer to as "performance art".
    doolittle

    Your son is the Best!
    FISH-O

    He is a smile!

    Definition of rustle (v)
    rus·tle [ rúss'l ]
    make swishing sound: to make a swishing or soft crackling sound such as that made by dry leaves rubbing together, or cause something to make such a sound
    move with swishing sound: to move with a swishing or soft crackling sound
    steal livestock: to steal livestock, especially cattle or horses

    doolittle

    Oh it is Not nice to steal livestock! Rescuing livestock from a certain death is a different thing all together!


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