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  1. Angles

    The Angles (Old English: Ængle, Engle; Latin: Angli) were one of the main Germanic peoples who settled in Great Britain in the post-Roman period. They founded several kingdoms of the Heptarchy in Anglo-Saxon England. Their name is the root of the name England ("land of Ængle"). According to Tacitus, writing around 100 AD, a people known as Angles (Anglii) lived east of the Langobards and Semnones, who lived near the Elbe river.

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

  2. Etymology: [L. Angli. See Anglican.]


  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. anglesnoun

    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  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Angles is ranked #27625 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Angles surname appeared 871 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Angles.

    69.8% or 608 total occurrences were White.
    26% or 227 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.1% or 19 total occurrences were Asian.
    1% or 9 total occurrences were of two or more races.

Anagrams for angles »

  1. gleans

  2. angels

  3. gansel

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  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. Roderick Sawyer:

    We have a public safety crisis that I won’t claim is entirely the fault of our current mayor, though she certainly hasn’t helped, we need to address public safety and crime from a wide variety of angles. We have a level of crime anxiety that affects everyone, even those who don’t live in our most crime-affected areas.

  2. Myasia Burns:

    MARK RUFFALO, DANNY DEVITO AMONG STARS PRESSING HOLLYWOOD TO CAST MORE ACTORS WITH DISABILITIES Perhaps the most alarming aspect of the UCLA report is its analysis of 11 major and mid-major studios. The numbers revealed that91 percentof C-level( CEO, CMO, etc.) positions are held by white people and 82 percentaremen. In senior executive positions, white people hold93 percentpercent of the jobs and 80 percentare held by men. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP While we are slowly seeing more representation of diverse groups onscreen, the lack of diversity behind the camera is still ever-present, we feel that absence most when directors, producers and writers try to tell stories that are not their own, which results in inauthentic storylines, unflattering angles and caricatures of marginalized groups.

  3. 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.

  4. Robby Hayes:

    Im not sitting there with a camera aimed down and trying to get the angles, like, we got caught on the security camera, basically. It was a puppy camera in her friends living room, the couch we crashed on. No consent from either end, which kind of debunks [the sex tape claim].

  5. Ben Steffen:

    I'm upset because it hits me in my pocketbook from multiple angles, i sell beef, I sell corn, I sell soybeans and I sell milk. All of those products are vulnerable because we export significant amounts in those markets.

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    A motile
    B flabby
    C bristly
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