Online Etymology Dictionary. Kind of a cool resource. Someone (maybe this was in Wayne Au’s book, Critical Curriculum Studies) said that “every definition is part of an argument.” Wonder what the argument is below. . .
- struggle (v.)
- late 14c., probably a frequentative form, of uncertain origin. Skeat suggests O.N. strugr “ill will;” others suggest a connection to Du. struikelen, Ger. straucheln “to stumble.” The noun is first recorded 1690s