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Webster 1828 Edition


Dragging

DRAGGING

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ppr.
Drawing on the ground; drawing with labor or by force; drawing slowly or heavily; raking with a drag.

Definition 2023


dragging

dragging

English

Verb

dragging

  1. present participle of drag

Noun

dragging (plural draggings)

  1. An instance of something being dragged.
    • 1914, Charles Edward Morrison, Earth Roads, page 24:
      As a result, after the first few draggings it is found that the surface becomes constantly smoother and harder and little rain remains on the roadway