Bustle

Definition of Bustle

Bus´tle   Pronunciation: bŭs´s'l
v. i.1.To move noisily; to be rudely active; to move in a way to cause agitation or disturbance; as, to bustle through a crowd.
[imp. & p. p. Bustled (-s'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. Bustling (-slĭng).]
And leave the world for me to bustle in.
- Shak.
n.1.Great stir; agitation; tumult from stirring or excitement.
A strange bustle and disturbance in the world.
- South.
1.A kind of pad or cushion worn on the back below the waist, by women, to give fullness to the skirts; - called also bishop, and tournure.

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