crankle

verb
cran·​kle | \ ˈkraŋkəl \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of crankle

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

obsolete : to break into turns, bends, or angles : crinkle

crankle

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of crankle (Entry 2 of 2)

: bend, turn, twist, crinkle the crankles of a brook

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History and Etymology for crankle

Verb

frequentative of crank entry 2

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“Crankle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crankle. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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