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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GANGLING

Four years there did the work for the gangling, silent mountaineer.

It was the first joke the gangling innovator had perpetrated.

The rest were children, from gangling adolescents to one mere infant in arms.

Look a that gangling country jay, he muttered in Osgoods ear.

Long, lean and hollow cheeked, the term "gangling" fits him better than any other.

The horse wheeled, stepping as clumsily as a gangling yearling.

Long, gangling boy to start with, and a lean, stoop-shouldered man.

He was then a tall, "gangling" youth, six feet one in height, with yellow hair and blue eyes.

The gangling Texan was testing his rudder controls and flipping his ailerons with jerky movements of evident impatience.

Come here, Rufie, said Billson, beckoning to the gangling youth.

WORD ORIGIN

by 1812, a frequentative of gang in some sense involving looseness.

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