Brangle

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Brangle A wrangle; a squabble; a noisy contest or dispute. "A brangle between him and his neighbor."
    • v. i Brangle To wrangle; to dispute contentiously; to squabble.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • brangle To wrangle; dispute contentiously; squabble.
    • n brangle A wrangle; squabble; noisy contest or dispute.
    • n brangle A kind of dance. See brantle.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Brangle brang′l (arch.) to wrangle, squabble
    • n Brangle (obs.) a brawl
    • v.t Brangle and v.i. Brand′le, to shake, cause to waver: to waver
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Prov. E. brangled, confused, entangled, Scot. brangle, to shake, menace; probably a variant of wrangle, confused with brawl,. √95.>