crankle

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Noun[edit]

crankle (plural crankles)

  1. a bend, twist or crinkle

Verb[edit]

crankle (third-person singular simple present crankles, present participle crankling, simple past and past participle crankled)

  1. To bend, turn, or wind.
    • Drayton
      Along the crankling path.
  2. To break into bends, turns, or angles; to crinkle.
    • J. Philips
      Old Vaga's stream [] drew her humid train aslope, / Crankling her banks.