Definition of Brangle

1. n. A wrangle; a squabble; a noisy contest or dispute.



2. v. i. To wrangle; to dispute contentiously; to squabble.

Definition of Brangle

1. Noun. squabble ¹

2. Verb. to squabble ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brangle

1. to wrangle [v BRANGLED, BRANGLING, BRANGLES] - See also: wrangle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brangle

brandy nose
brandy snifter
brandyball
brandying
brandyless
brandylike
brandysnap
brandywine
brandywines
brane
braneless
branes
braneworld
braneworlds
brang
brangle (current term)
brangled
branglement
brangler
branglers
brangles
brangling
branglings
brank
branked
brankier
brankiest
branking
branks
brankursine

Literary usage of Brangle

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1860)
"brangle. — This word is used in Lincolnshire, and is given by Halliwell in quite an ... like the Scotch brangle, to shake, to vibrate, is probably from the ..."

2. The Various Writings of Cornelius Mathews by Cornelius Mathews (1863)
"If you please," said the mulberry-faced brangle, rising with much solemnity, embedding his ... Was it longer ago than last Sabbath day," continued brangle, ..."

3. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"Quite new, fire-new, spick and brangle, vn Wrangle, squabble. ... Quarrel, wrangle, brangle. Jangle, squabble, dispute, uproar, broil, altercation, fracas, ..."

4. A Complete Dictionary of the English Language, Both with Regard to Sound and ...by Thomas Sheridan by Thomas Sheridan (1790)
"The fame with brangle. BRANK, brank'. f. Buckwheat. BRANNY, bran'-ny. a. Having the appearance of bran. BRASEN, brà'zn. ..."

5. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"D. Brand-wijn ; Ger. -wein ; Sw. Braen-win. Brand, ie burned; and wine, corrupted into y, in Eng. brangle,* ». To dispute, to squabble, to quarrel. ..."

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