Definition of rangle in US English:

rangle

noun

  • Small stones or gravel given to a hawk, usually to improve its digestion.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Phillips (b. 1630), writer and biographer. Origin unknown. The identity in form with rangle is perhaps coincidental, since, although both are falconry terms, a semantic connection is not easy to trace.

Pronunciation

rangle

/ˈraŋɡl/