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Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] mancus (maimed), akin to German Mangel, lack[1].

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to mangle

Third person singular
mangl

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to mangle (third-person singular simple present mangl, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To change, mutilate or disfigure by cutting, tearing, rearranging etc.
  2. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To wring laundry.

Translations

Noun

Singular
mangle

Plural
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mangle ({{{1}}})
hand mangle
  1. A hand-operated device with rollers, for wringing laundry.
  2. The mangle attached to wringer washing machines, often called the wringer.

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  1. ^ Etymology of mangle

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