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fankle Line breaks: fan¦kle
Pronunciation: /ˈfaŋk(ə)l/

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Definition of fankle in English:

verb

[with object] Scottish
Entangle: the tape got fankled in the motorbike’s front wheels

Origin

Late Middle English: from Scots fank 'coil of rope' + -le4.

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