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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Mangle (0.00909 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Mangle.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: mangle mangle n : clothes dryer for drying and ironing laundry by passing it between two heavy heated rollers mangle v 1: press with a mangle; “mangle the sheets” 2: injure badly by beating [syn: maul] 3: alter so as to make unrecognizable; “The tourists murdered the French language” [syn: mutilate, murder] 4: destroy or injure severely; “The madman mutilates art work” [syn: mutilate, cut up]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Mangle Mangle \Man"gle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mangled; p. pr. & vb. n. Mangling.] [A frequentative fr. OE. manken to main, AS. mancian, in bemancian to mutilate, fr. L. mancus maimed; perh. akin to G. mangeln to be wanting.] 1. To cut or bruise with repeated blows or strokes, making a ragged or torn wound, or covering with wounds; to tear in cutting; to cut in a bungling manner; to lacerate; to mutilate. [1913 Webster] Mangled with ghastly wounds through plate and mail. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To mutilate or injure, in making, doing, or performing; as, to mangle a piece of music or a recitation. [1913 Webster] To mangle a play or a novel. --Swift. [1913 Webster] Mangle \Man"gle\ (m[a^][ng]"g'l), v. t. [Cf. D. mangelen. See Mangle, n.] To smooth with a mangle, as damp linen or cloth. [1913 Webster]


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