sprangle

verb spran·gle \ˈspraŋgəl, -aiŋ-\

Definition of sprangle

sprangled

;

sprangled

;

sprangling

\-g(ə)liŋ\ ;

sprangles

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to spread out in different directions :  branch out :  ramify, straggle streams sprangle over the countryside

  3. transitive verb
  4. 1 :  to cause to sprangle :  diffuse

  5. 2 :  to rough up the feathers of (an arrow) as by injury or carelessness

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Origin and Etymology of sprangle

Middle English spranglen


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