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fankle

/ (ˈfæŋkəl) Scot dialect /
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verb (tr)

to entangle

noun

a tangle; confusion

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Word Origin for fankle

from fank a coil of rope, from fang, obsolete variant of vang
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Example sentences from the Web for fankle

  • Besides, there is far less chance of a "fankle," to use a most expressive Scotch word, than when four or more flies are used.

    Scotch Loch-Fishing|AKA Black Palmer, William Senior
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