Irish scuffling

/aɪrɪʃ ˈskʌflɪŋ/ (say uyrish 'skufling)

a style of traditional Celtic wrestling in which the initial stance is to take hold of the opponent's elbow with the left hand and the collar area with the right, the first to relinquish the hold being deemed the loser; collar-and-elbow.
Irish scuffler, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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