han·​kle | \ ˈhaŋkəl \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of hankle

now dialectal, England
2 : to involve (a person) in something by luring or enticing usually used with in or ondidn't want to join but they hankled him on

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“Hankle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hankle. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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