Gnarling
Gnarl Gnarl, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gnarled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gnarling}.] [From older gnar, prob. of imitative origin; cf. G. knarren, knurren. D. knorren, Sw. knorra, Dan. knurre.] To growl; to snarl. [1913 Webster]

And wolves are gnarling who shall gnaw thee first. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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