Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An internal organ of an animal.
  • n. Entanglement; fold.
  • v. To interweave or bind.
  • v. To outline in black.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Entanglement; fold.
  • transitive v. To interweave; to intertwine.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To interweave; diversify; entwine or twist together.
  • n. The rarely used singular of entrails.

Etymologies

en- +‎ trail (Wiktionary)
From Middle English entraille, from Old French entraille (cf. modern French entrailles), from Late Latin intrālia, modification of intrānea, contraction of Latin interāneum ("gut, intestine"), substantive of interāneus ("internal, inward") (Wiktionary)

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