turtling
 n.— «But an invitation for COMPAC’s annual fundraising barbecue Aug. 24 shows that some in COMPAC definitely aren’t turtling—to use a hockey term for ducking a fight by falling down and hiding your head.» —“More political combat is planned by COMPAC” Mercury News (San Jose, California) July 30, 2006. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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