En*tan"gle*ment, n. 1.
(Mil.) An extensive low obstacle formed of stakes, stumps,
or the like, connected by wires, ropes, or the like.
2. (Naut.) An obstruction of cables
and spars across a river or harbor entrance.
En*tan"gle*ment (?), n. State of
being entangled; intricate and confused involution; that which
entangles; intricacy; perplexity.