wrinkled ...1440 obs. rare
1. a wrinkle; a rumple; a crease ...a1400 now chiefly Sc. & Irish usage
2. a bunch, snarl, or entanglement ...1930 Sc.
3. a wrinkled, shrivelled or gnarled person ...1934 Sc.
1. to wrinkle; to rumple; to crumple; to crush ...a1425
2. to gnarl, to twist, to distort, to curl ...1722 Sc.
of uncertain origin;
possibly from early Scandinavian (compare Norwegian regional rukla (wrinkle, ridge), perhaps showing a blend with wrinkle (n.);
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
a1400 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Bi his eres skailand sumdele,
In hefd he had a clift be-forn,
Als nazarens has that thar er born.
His for-hed [fair]. wemless to sight,
Wit-vten ani runkel slight,
His vice sumdel wit rede was blend..."
From: Cursor Mundi: A Northumbrian poem of the 14th century