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gan•grel  (ganggrəl, -rəl),USA pronunciation n. [Brit. Dial.]
  1. British Termsa lanky, loose-jointed person.
  2. British Termsa wandering beggar;
  • 1300–50; Middle English; See gang1, -rel; compare gangling

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gangrel /ˈɡæŋɡrəl; ˈɡæŋrəl/ n Scot archaic or literary
  1. a wandering beggar
  2. a child just able to walk; toddler
Etymology: 16th Century: from Old English gangan to go1

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