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  • v. to tangle or entangle


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • "fankle," to use a most expressive Scotch word, than when four or more flies are used.

    Scotch Loch-Fishing

  • The more he and the foreman looked, the more impossible seemed the task of unraveling this fankle.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

  • I would have said that the reason they got in this fankle in the first place is by panicing when Mr Cameron appeared & started walking on water.

    Why the LibDems Should Smell the Coffee

  • I cannot see through the mysteries of things; I cannot understand why man should come into the world with fingers so apt to fankle that he cannot play the finest tunes all the time and in the best of manners.

    Doom Castle

  • That stupid article was in response to yet another set of filesharing-will-fankle-us scare figures which carefully only included "the creative industries most impacted by piracy"

    Planet Debian


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  • A tangled mess (Scots)

    "You're in an awfy fankle"

    August 2, 2009

  • meld until we can't remember which is which

    January 31, 2007