angle n

OE angul < IE ank- to bend.

  1. Vertex; intersecting point; perpendicular mark; crossing place; meeting of two lines not in the same direction.
  2. Perspective; projection; twist; curve; diagonal line; point at which nature intersects itself.
  3. Limit; border; boundary; edge; [fig.] veil; point between life and death.
  4. Phrase. “Angle Worm”: (see angelworm, n. and worm, n.)