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Webster Dictionary

  1. Angles

    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

    Etymology: [L. Angli. See Anglican.]

Freebase

  1. Angles

    The Angles were one of the main Germanic peoples who settled in Britain in the post-Roman period. They founded several of the kingdoms of Anglo-Saxon England, and their name is the root of the name England. The name comes from the district of Angeln, an area located on the Baltic shore of what is now Schleswig-Holstein in Germany.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Angles

    ang′glz, n.pl. the Low German stock that settled in Northumbria, Mercia, and East Anglia.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Angles

    a German tribe from Sleswig who invaded Britain in the 5th century and gave name to England.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. angles

    An ancient German tribe from which England derives its name. They occupied a narrow district in the south of Sleswick, whence some of them passed over in the 5th century, in conjunction with other Saxon tribes, into Britain, where they conquered the native Britons, and established the Anglo-Saxon Heptarchy. See Heptarchy.

Editors Contribution

  1. angles

    Plural noun and verb form of the word angle.

    The ruler was at right angles to the margin on the document if you needed to move or change it.

    Submitted by MaryC on July 14, 2016  

Anagrams for angles »

  1. gleans

  2. angels

How to pronounce angles?

  1. Alex
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    Veena
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How to say angles in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of angles in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of angles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of angles in a Sentence

  1. Simona Halep:

    She was opening the court pretty well with the angles, and it's really tough to play and hit the balls from wide in the court, so I knew I had to start playing more aggressively and hit more into the court, i just tried to relax my body and my mind, fight for every point and play my best.

  2. Cicero:

    The man who backbites an absent friend, nay, who does not stand up for him when another blames him, the man who angles for bursts of laughter and for the repute of a wit, who can invent what he never saw, who cannot keep a secret - that man is black at heart mark and avoid him.

  3. Nick Wiltgen:

    In clouds, iridescence is a byproduct of sunlight being diffracted by water droplets or ice crystals, causing the various wavelengths of light – which we see as colours – to emerge at different angles, as they reach the observer’s eye, the observer perceives a pattern of various colours as those different wavelengths reach his or her eye from distinct directions, rather than being jumbled together and appearing whitish.

  4. Geoff Ogilvy:

    They are just quality holes out there, it's an incredible bunch of holes on not an amazing piece of land, really, compared it to a lot of other great courses. Cool and interesting stuff uphill, downhill, Geoff Ogilvy have to move the ball both ways, awkward angles. It's just a great golf course, really. And it's immaculate this year. Nobody likes the drought in California, but it's good for a course like this to dry out a little bit.

  5. Robert Yi:

    We acknowledge the sentimental effect of a stock split, but how big an effect such an action can have on the company's long-term value needs to be considered from a variety of angles.

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