En*tan"gle*ment (?), n.

State of being entangled; intricate and confused involution; that which entangles; intricacy; perplexity.


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En*tan"gle*ment, n.

1. (Mil.)

An extensive low obstacle formed of stakes, stumps, or the like, connected by wires, ropes, or the like.

2. (Naut.)

An obstruction of cables and spars across a river or harbor entrance.


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