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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ENTAN'GLE, verb transitive [from tangle.] To twist or interweave in such a manner as not to be easily separated; to make confused or disordered; as, thread, yarn or ropes may be entangled; to entangle the hair.

1. To involve in any thing complicated, and from which it is difficult to extricate one's self; as, to entangle the feet in a net, or in briers.

2. To lose in numerous or complicated involutions, as in a labyrinth.

3. To involve in difficulties; to perplex; to embarrass; as, to entangle a nation in alliances.

4. To puzzle; to bewilder; as, to entangle the understanding.

5. To insnare by captious questions; to catch; to perplex; to involve in contradictions.

The Pharisees took counsel how they might entangle him in his talk. Matthew 22:15.

6. To perplex or distract, as with cares.

No man that warreth entangleth himself with the affairs of this life. 2 Timothy 2:4.

7. To multiply intricacies and difficulties.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ENTAN'GLED, participle passive or adjective Twisted together; interwoven in a confused manner; intricate; perplexed; involved; embarrassed; insnared.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ENTAN'GLEMENT, noun Involution; a confused or disordered state; intricacy; perplexity.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ENTAN'GLER, noun One who entangles.