MAN'GLE, verb transitive
1. To cut with a dull instrument and tear, or to tear in cutting; to cut in a bungling manner; applied chiefly to the cutting of flesh.
And seized with fear, forgot his mangled meat.
2. To curtail; to take by piece-meal.
MAN'GLE, noun [Latin mango.]
1. A rolling press or calendar for smoothing cloth.
2. A name of the mangrove, which see.
MAN'GLE, verb transitive To smooth cloth with a mangle; to calendar.