Definition of Fangles

1. Verb. (third-person singular of fangle) ¹



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Definition of Fangles

1. fangle [v] - See also: fangle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fangles

fangame
fangames
fangas
fanged
fanger
fanging
fangirl
fangirled
fangirling
fangirlism
fangirls
fangite
fangle
fangled
fangleness
fangles (current term)
fangless
fanglike
fangling
fango
fangos
fangot
fangots
fangs
fangy
fanion
fanions
fanjet
fanjets
fank

Literary usage of Fangles

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1862)
"A hatred to fangles, and the French fooleries of his time.—Wood in Nares. Fingle-fangle, a trifle.—Hal. A nasalized form of G. fick- facken, to fidget, ..."

2. Memorial of the Most Reverend Father in God Thomas Cranmer, Sometime Lord by John Strype (1812)
"... -what ihe thinks of fuch new fangles as are brought into the Church of God, (he will fay, that they be naught. He alfo preached, that men now-a-days fay ..."

3. Memorials of ... Thomas Cranmer, sometime lord archbishop of Canterbury by John Strype (1840)
"Adding these words, If you will ask your conscience, what she thinks of such new fangles as are brought into the Church of God, she will say, ..."

4. The Complete Works of John Lyly by John Lyly (1902)
"456 ' A hatred to fangles, and the French fooleries of his time ' (Nares). 7. shadows : the same as a bone-grace, or border attached to a bonnet to shield ..."

5. Letters and Papers, Foreign and Domestic, of the Reign of Henry VIII by John Sherren Brewer, Robert Henry Brodie, James Gairdner (1902)
"0, these are very glorious words ; but it is not fit, good Christians, that such new fangles and phantasies of men should bo brought into the Church of God. ..."

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