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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To entangle or catch in or as if in a mesh. synonym: catch.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To inclose in or as if in meshes; immesh; entangle; snare.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb To catch or entangle in, or as in, meshes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To mesh; to tangle or interweave in such a manner as not to be easily separated, particularly in a mesh or net like manner.
  • verb To involve in such complications as to render extrication difficult
  • verb To involve in difficulties.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb entangle or catch in (or as if in) a mesh

Etymologies

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en- +‎ mesh

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