gangrel

[ gang-gruh l, -ruh l ]
/ ˈgæŋ grəl, -rəl /

noun British Dialect.

a lanky, loose-jointed person.
a wandering beggar; vagabond; vagrant.

Origin of gangrel

1300–50; Middle English; See gang1, -rel; cf. gangling
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gangrel

/ (ˈɡæŋɡrəl, ˈɡæŋrəl) /

noun Scot archaic, or literary

a wandering beggar
a child just able to walk; toddler

Word Origin for gangrel

C16: from Old English gangan to go 1
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