Noah Webster's New International Dictionary of the English Language
1. (v. t.) To complicate; to enmesh; to twist or interweave in such a manner as not to be easily separated; to make tangled, confused, and intricate; as, to entangle yarn or the hair.
2. (v. t.) To involve in such complications as to render extrication a bewildering difficulty; hence, metaphorically, to ensnare; to perplex; to bewilder; to puzzle; as, to entangle the feet in a net, or in briers.