Definition of Ancles
1. ancle [n] - See also: ancle
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ancles
Literary usage of Ancles
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Spirit of the Public Journals: Being an Impartial Selection of the Most by Stephen Jones, Charles Molloy Westmacott (1813)
"... I cannot think," says Dick, •" " What makes my ancles grow so thick }''• " You do not recollect," says Harry, " How great a calf they have to carry! ..."
2. Journal [Aug. 1, 1832 to July 17, 1833] by Fanny Kemble (1835)
"... for the most part, short and slight, with remarkably pretty feet and ancles ; but there's too much pelerine and petticoat, and " de quoi" of every sort ..."
3. A Sketch of the Botany of South-Carolina and Georgia by Stephen Elliott (1824)
"Stem about 2 feet high, square,hispid along tlie ancles, the bristles generally retrorse. Leaven nearly sessile, very oblong, ovate, acute, serrulate rather ..."
4. Natural History for the Use of Schools and Families by Worthington Hooker (1860)
"The Condor of the ancles, Fig. 112, is the most remarkable of the Vultures in regard to size and strength, Fig. 11*2. ..."
5. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"A wind instrument which is sometimes used in military bands, but never in service. Fly. The length of a flag. The dimension at right ancles to the staff. ..."