fanger

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English fanger, equivalent to fang +‎ -er. Cognate with Old High German fangari (fanger, one who takes).

NounEdit

fanger (plural fangers)

  1. (Now chiefly dialectal) A receiver.
  2. (obsolete) A helper; protector.

North FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian finger. Cognates include West Frisian finger.

NounEdit

fanger m (plural fangern)

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) (anatomy) finger
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