Thesaurus / mangle


Now, here seemed simple panic: and like a pack of dogs which rush to mangle a mongrel, they were at him pell-mell.THE LORD OF THE SEAM. P. SHIEL
They are then damped on a water mangle, and beamed on to the heavy iron bowl of the beetling machine.ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 10, SLICE 3VARIOUS
In a laundry visited when the boss was out, we conferred with the engineer about one particularly bad mangle.MAKING BOTH ENDS MEETSUE AINSLIE CLARK AND EDITH WYATT
The reason for the low wages listed for mangle work seems to lie only in nationality.MAKING BOTH ENDS MEETSUE AINSLIE CLARK AND EDITH WYATT
From the folders the sheets are carried away to a mangle, where they are folded over again by young girls.MAKING BOTH ENDS MEETSUE AINSLIE CLARK AND EDITH WYATT
When he caught a rabbit, he smashed it flat in sheer fury, as if he cared more to mangle than to eat.KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
I sympathized rather with the winds and waves, as if to toss and mangle these poor human bodies was the order of the day.CAPE CODHENRY D. THOREAU
I had thought of the great washing copper for boiling the sugar, but the mangle altogether escaped me.OUT ON THE PAMPASG. A. HENTY
Do we ever see ferocious beasts of the same species mangle and destroy one another without profit?GOOD SENSEPAUL HENRI THIRY, BARON D'HOLBACH
Mrs. Wagstaffe, for instance, she never has no more than five days, and on the sixth she's back at her mangle.THE WOMAN THOU GAVEST MEHALL CAINE


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