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Bustle


BUS'TLE, verb intransitive bus'l. [ This word may be allied to busy, or to Latin festino.]

To stir quick; to be very active; to be very quick in motion, often or usually with the sense of noise or agitation.

And leave the world for me to bustle in.

BUS'TLE, noun bus'l. Hurry; great stir; rapid motion with noise and agitation; tumult from stirring or agitation; combustion.

All would have been well without this bustle