Tug of War

(The), a rural sport, in which a number of men or boys, divided into two bands, lay hold of a strong rope and pull against each other till one side has tugged the other over the dividing line.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

More on Tug of War from Fact Monster:

  • What does it mean? - ungainly --Listen to the pronunciation: WAV format or AU format The ungainly puppy almost tripped ...
  • Team Sports - Team Sports Sport Champion Field Hockey Great Britain (England) Lacrosse Canada Polo Great Britain ...
  • Team Sports - Team Sports Sport Champion Field Hockey Great Britain Denmark Belgium Ice Hockey Canada USA ...
  • The Adventures of Elmo in Grouchland - Starring Kevin Clash, Mandy Patinkin, Vanessa L. Williams
  • 1906 Olympics - 1906 Olympics Athens After disappointing receptions in Paris and St. Louis, the Olympic movement ...

Related Content