Definition of Tanglers
1. tangler [n] - See also: tangler
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tanglers
Literary usage of Tanglers
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Co-operation and Nationality: A Guide for Rural Reformers from this to the by George William Russell (1913)
"The fairs were, and are still, dominated by rings of dealers, jobbers, "blockers," and "tanglers," whose aim it is to buy as cheaply as possible. ..."
2. Chambers's Biographical Dictionary: The Great of All Times and Nations by Francis Hindes Groome, David Patrick (1898)
"In 1«83 too h vent to tanglers an a chaplain, and in 1685 wu consecrated Bishop of Bath and Well«. The chie event of his bishopric waa his trial and ..."
3. The Tribune Almanac and Political Registerby Horace Greeley by Horace Greeley (1857)
"tanglers, Tripoli, and Tunis, each $3000. [Raised from $2600.] Brazil.—Rio de Janeiro, $6000. Pernambuco, 2000. Mexico.—Vera Cruz, $8600. ..."
4. Pencillings by the Way: Written During Some Years of Residence and Travel in by Nathaniel Parker Willis (1853)
"He even said he had been at tanglers, the place of Mr. Carr's consulate. After some pleasant compliments to our country, he passed to the Brazilian ..."