Workers with mangled hands and nerve damage from poisonous chemicals.
People believed Daisey when he said he met a man who was fired from his job after his hands were mangled in a metal press.
Bloodied children were climbing out of the mangled wreck over the bodies of their dead friends.
I pictured booths with graphic pamphlets of mangled babies and plastic fetus dolls.
The examples of mangled evidence could be multiplied, believe me.
He lay a mangled heap at the foot of a precipice and could as yet only stretch out lame hands and feel in the dark.
The burning wigwams, the mangled bodies, the bloody scalps, were pictures of beauty to their eyes.
The cabs, enrobed in Red Crosses, awaited an unwelcome fare—a mangled pedestrian.
She mangled her Basque words, and I believed she came from Navarre.
A visit to the mangled remnants of his frescoes in S. Caterina will repay the student of art.
"to mutilate," c.1400, from Anglo-French mangler, frequentative of Old French mangoner "cut to pieces," of uncertain origin, perhaps connected with Old French mahaignier "to maim, mutilate, wound" (see maim). Meaning "to mispronounce (words), garble" is from 1530s. Related: Mangled; mangling.
clothes-pressing machine, 1774, from Dutch mangel, apparently short for mangelstok, from stem of mangelen to mangle, from Middle Dutch mange, ultimately from root of mangonel.