(Fan"gle), v. t. To fashion. [Obs.]
To control and new fangle the Scripture.Milton.
(Fan"gled) a. New made; hence, gaudy; showy; vainly decorated. [Obs., except with the prefix
new.] See Newfangled. "Our fangled world." Shak.
(Fan"gle*ness) n. Quality of being fangled. [Obs.]
He them in new fangleness did pass.Spenser.
(Fang"less) a. Destitute of fangs or tusks. "A fangless lion." Shak.
(Fan"got) n. [Cf. It. fagotto, fangotto, a bundle. Cf. Fagot.] A quantity of wares, as raw silk,
etc., from one hundred weight.
(Fan"ion) n. [See Fanon.]
1. (Mil.) A small flag sometimes carried at the head of the baggage of a brigade. [Obs.]
2. A small flag for marking the stations in surveying.
(Fan"like`) a. Resembling a fan; specifically (Bot.), folded up like a fan, as certain leaves; plicate.
(Fan"nel) n. [Dim., from same source as fanon.] Same as Fanon.
1. One who fans. Jer. li. 2.
2. A fan wheel; a fan blower. See under Fan.
(Fan"-nerved`) a. (Bot. & Zoöl.) Having the nerves or veins arranged in a radiating manner;
said of certain leaves, and of the wings of some insects.
(Fan"on) n. [F. fanon, LL. fano, fr. OHG. fano banner cloth, G. fahne banner. See Vane, and
cf. Fanion, Gonfalon.] (Eccl.) A term applied to various articles, as: (a) A peculiar striped scarf worn
by the pope at mass, and by eastern bishops. (b) A maniple. [Written also fannel, phanon, etc.]
(Fan" palm`) (Bot.) Any palm tree having fan-shaped or radiate leaves; as the Chamærops humilis
of Southern Europe; the species of Sabal and Thrinax in the West Indies, Florida, etc.; and especially
the great talipot tree (Corypha umbraculifera) of Ceylon and Malaya. The leaves of the latter are often
eighteen feet long and fourteen wide, and are used for umbrellas, tents, and roofs. When cut up, they
are used for books and manuscripts.
(Fan"tail`) n. (Zool.) (a) A variety of the domestic pigeon, so called from the shape of the tail.
(b) Any bird of the Australian genus Rhipidura, in which the tail is spread in the form of a fan during
flight. They belong to the family of flycatchers.
(Fan"-tailed`) a. (Zoöl.) Having an expanded, or fan-shaped, tail; as, the fan-tailed pigeon.
(Fan*ta"si*a) n. [It. See Fancy.] (Mus.) A continuous composition, not divided into what are
called movements, or governed by the ordinary rules of musical design, but in which the author's fancy
roves unrestricted by set form.
(Fan"ta*sied) a. [From Fantasy.] Filled with fancies or imaginations. [Obs.] Shak.