Sentence Examples with the word scuffle

The battle of Shiloh was a savage scuffle between two half-disciplined hosts, contested with a fury rare even in this war.

A chance scuffle led to a battle, and by the evening the Turkish and Egyptian fleets had ceased to exist (see Navarino, Battle Of).

A desperate scuffle took place, Ryan being mortally wounded by Fitzgerald with a dagger, while Lord Edward himself was only secured after Sirr had disabled him with a pistol bullet in the shoulder.