Sentence Examples with the word wrestling

They have many games and sports, including boxing, wrestling (both in and out of water), hill-sliding, spear-throwing, and a game of bowls played with stone discs.

In Hawaii there was a peculiar system of marriage Wrestling and boxing, a kind of hockey and football, canoe and foot races, walking-matches, swimming, archery, cockfighting, fishing-matches and pigeon-catching are among their pastimes.

Deidre walked deeper into the forest, wrestling with herself mentally.

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She hit the soft sand and he was instantly on top of her, wrestling the whip from her hand.

She was wrestling with herself over something, and he suspected it was the decision she was trying to make about betraying him.

The yet levelled musket shook like a drunkard's arm against the panel; Starbuck seemed wrestling with an angel; but turning from the door, he placed the death-tube in its rack, and left the place.

Fencing, boxing or wrestling may also be resorted to.

They were slow to respond, and he sloshed free, wrestling the barrel to the Springs.

It was a frequent resort of Pepys, who mentions its houses of entertainment and the wrestling and other pastimes carried on, also that it furnished a refuge for many of those whose houses were destroyed in the fire of London in 1666.

Leaping, quoitthrowing, javelin-throwing, running and wrestling were combined in the pentathlon.