Found 3 items, similar to tangle.
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English → English
n 1: a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven; “they
carved their way through the tangle of vines”
2: something jumbled or confused; “a tangle of government
v 1: force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of
action; “They were swept up by the events”
; “don't drag
me into this business”
, sweep up
, drag in
2: tangle or complicate; “a ravelled story”
3: disarrange or rumple; dishevel; “The strong wind tousled my
4: twist together or entwine into a confusing mass; “The child
entangled the cord”
English → English
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tangled
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [A frequentative fr. tang seaweed; hence, to
twist like seaweed. See Tang
seaweed, and cf. Tangle
1. To unite or knit together confusedly; to interweave or
interlock, as threads, so as to make it difficult to
unravel the knot; to entangle; to ravel.
2. To involve; to insnare; to entrap; as, to be tangled in
lies. “Tangled in amorous nets.”
When my simple weakness strays,
Tangled in forbidden ways. --Crashaw.
, v. i.
To be entangled or united confusedly; to get in a tangle.
1. [Cf. Icel. [thorn]["o]ngull. See Tang
Any large blackish seaweed, especially the Laminaria saccharina
. See Kelp
Coral and sea fan and tangle, the blooms and the
palms of the ocean. --C. Kingsley.
2. [From Tangle
, v.] A knot of threads, or other thing,
united confusedly, or so interwoven as not to be easily
disengaged; a snarl; as, hair or yarn in tangles; a tangle
of vines and briers. Used also figuratively.
3. pl. An instrument consisting essentially of an iron bar to
which are attached swabs, or bundles of frayed rope, or
other similar substances, -- used to capture starfishes,
sea urchins, and other similar creatures living at the
bottom of the sea.
. (Bot.)See Dangleberry
(Zo["o]l.), the turnstone. [Prov. Eng.]