Fangle
Fangle Fan"gle, v. t. To fashion. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

To control and new fangle the Scripture. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Fangle — Fan gle, n. [From {Fang}, v. t.; hence, prop., a taking up a new thing.] Something new fashioned; a foolish innovation; a gewgaw; a trifling ornament. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fangle — noun a) Something newly fashioned; a novelty, a new fancy. b) A foolish innovation; a gewgaw; a trifling ornament …   Wiktionary

  • fangle — fan·gle …   English syllables

  • fangle — /ˈfæŋgəl/ (say fangguhl) noun Obsolete a fashion: new fangles of dress. See newfangled …   Australian English dictionary

  • fangle — I. ˈfaŋgəl, ˈfaiŋ noun ( s) Etymology: probably from newfangle, adjective 1. : a fashion especially when foppish or silly used with new and usually derogatorily 2. obsolete : a silly or fantastic contrivance …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fingle-fangle — Fin gle fan gle, n. [From fangle.] A trifle. [Low] Hudibras. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • fingle-fangle — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Newfangle — New fan gle, a. [New + fangle.] Eager for novelties; desirous of changing. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] So newfangel be they of their meat. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Newfangleness — New fan gle*ness, n. [OE. newefanglenes. See {Fangle}.] Newfangledness. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Proud newfangleness in their apparel. Robynson (More s Utopia). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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