/ (ˈfæŋkəl) Scot dialect /
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a tangle; confusion
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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