• Angles Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n. pl.) An ancient Low German tribe, that settled in Britain, which came to be called Engla-land (Angleland or England). The Angles probably came from the district of Angeln (now within the limits of Schleswig), and the country now Lower Hanover, etc.

• Angle Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The difference of direction of two lines. In the lines meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle.
  2. (v. t.) To try to gain by some insinuating artifice; to allure.
  3. (v. i.) To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line.
  4. (n.) The inclosed space near the point where two lines meet; a corner; a nook.
  5. (v. i.) To use some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise.
  6. (n.) A projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment.
  7. (n.) The figure made by. two lines which meet.
  8. (n.) A name given to four of the twelve astrological "houses."
  9. (n.) A fishhook; tackle for catching fish, consisting of a line, hook, and bait, with or without a rod.

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• Anglesite Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A native sulphate of lead. It occurs in white or yellowish transparent, prismatic crystals.