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Disfigure chap, breaking leg (6)


I believe the answer is:


Here is my best explanation:

'disfigure' is the definition.

(mangling is a kind of disfiguring)

'chap breaking leg' is the subsidiary indication.

'chap' becomes 'man' (I've seen this before**).

'breaking' indicates an anagram.

'leg' is an anagram of 'gle'.


This clue was last seen in Mirror

(Other definitions for mangle that I've seen before include "Ruin", "Old-fashioned laundry appliance", "Crush; old kitchen appliance", "Old-fashioned clothes dryer", "Machine that uses rollers to press", "Press", "Mutilate - clothes wringer", "Mutilate, disfigure", "Old clothes-wringer" and "destroy".)


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