Wariangle

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Wariangle (Zoöl) The red-backed shrike (Lanius collurio); -- called also würger worrier, and throttler.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n wariangle See warriangle.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. wariangel, weryangle,; cf. AS. wearg, outlaw, criminal, OHG, warg, warch, Goth. wargs,in comp.), G. würgengel, i. e., destroying angel, destroyer, killer, and E. worry,