"mangle" in the noun sense
clothes dryer for drying and ironing laundry by passing it between two heavy heated rollers
"mangle" in the verb sense
press with a mangle
"mangle the sheets"
2. maul, mangle
injure badly by beating
3. mangle, mutilate, murder
alter so as to make unrecognizable
"The tourists murdered the French language"
4. mutilate, mangle, cut up
destroy or injure severely
"The madman mutilates art work"
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