Definition of Tanglier
1. tangly [adj] - See also: tangly
Lexicographical Neighbors of Tanglier
Literary usage of Tanglier
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1867)
"... the gentleman dashed off, blowing the tanglier with all their might, the valets-de-chien tore along, almost dragged off their horses by the pulling of ..."
2. Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1872)
"... whom he had unceremoniously dismissed, had indignantly left the room, when he called after her: ' Pardon, Madam?, mais vous me prenez pour un tanglier. ..."
3. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"... [Le tanglier du Ardennes]. Guillaume. Comte de la Marck, so called because he was fierce as the wild boar, which he delighted to hunt. ..."
4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and General (1890)
"... is now tanglier. (y) Syntax, — Old French syntax, gradually changing from the 10th to the 14th century, baa a character of its own, ..."