An"gle , v. t. To try to gain by some insinuating artifice; to allure. [Obs.]
"He angled the people's hearts." Sir P. Sidney.
An"gle (&?;), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Angled (&?;); p. pr. & vb. n. Angling (&?;).]
1. To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line.
2. To use some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise.