Definition of angle :
1. A fishhook; tackle for catching fish, consisting of a line, hook, and bait, with or without a rod.
2. A name given to four of the twelve astrological houses.
3. A projecting or sharp corner; an angular fragment.
4. The difference of direction of two lines. In the lines meet, the point of meeting is the vertex of the angle.
5. The figure made by. two lines which meet.
6. The inclosed space near the point where two lines meet; a corner; a nook.
7. To fish with an angle ( fishhook), or with hook and line.
8. To try to gain by some insinuating artifice; to allure.
9. To use some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise.
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- One must figure every angle of a possible situation, my dear, and I should hesitate to start something with the Cardigans, and have you, because of foolish sentiment, call off my dogs. - "The Valley of the Giants", Peter B. Kyne.
- If war be change, however explosive in form, in 1914 the Negro wanted the world war to come to America from whatever angle that promised him the greatest advantage. - "Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights", Kelly Miller.
- Near the next angle was a patch of low- growing bushes. - "Jack Haydon's Quest", John Finnemore.