Crankle \Cran"kle\, v. i. To bend, turn, or wind. [1913 Webster]

Along the crankling path. --Drayton. [1913 Webster]

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  • Crankle — Cran kle (kr?n k l), v. t. [Cf. {Crinkle}.] To break into bends, turns, or angles; to crinkle. [1913 Webster] Old Veg s stream . . . drew her humid train aslope, Crankling her banks. J. Philips. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Crankle — Cran kle, n. A bend or turn; a twist; a crinkle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crankle — [kraŋ′kəl] n. crankled, crankling [freq. of CRANK1] vi., vt. Archaic bend, twist, or crinkle …   English World dictionary

  • crankle — /krang keuhl/, n., v.t., v.i., crankled, crankling. bend; turn; crinkle. [1585 95; CRANK1 + LE] * * * …   Universalium

  • crankle — 1. noun a bend, twist or crinkle 2. verb to bend or twist …   Wiktionary

  • crankle — v. curve, kink, bend, turn; break into turns (of a stream); crinkle n. bend, turn; crease, wrinkle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crankle — v. n. Crinkle, run in and out. See crank …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • crankle — cran·kle …   English syllables

  • crankle — cran•kle [[t]ˈkræŋ kəl[/t]] n. v. t. v. i. kled, kling bend; turn; crinkle • Etymology: 1585–95; crank I+ le …   From formal English to slang

  • crankle — I. ˈkraŋkəl verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: freq. of crank (II) transitive verb obsolete : to break into turns, bends, or angles …   Useful english dictionary

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