from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who entangles.

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

  • noun One that entangles.

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

  • noun That which entangles or causes entanglement


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  • Then, too, beyond this cross-lexical effect, there is the adjective's quiet anagrammaticization in the immediately following line, where "silent entangler" telescopes under conversion to "listener" — sleep apostrophized as if overhearing its own wordplay.

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian

  • Keats, as it happens, without mention of her "sound asleep" paradigm, Wolfson notes how, in the erotic braidwork of the next line's "Silent entangler of a beauty's tresses!"

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian


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