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Webster 1913 Edition


Draggle

Drag′gle

(drăg′g’l)
,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Draggled
(drăg′g’ld)
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Draggling
(drăg′glĭng)
.]
[Freq. of
drag
. √73. Cf.
Drawl
.]
To wet and soil by dragging on the ground, mud, or wet grass; to drabble; to trail.
Gray.
With
draggled
nets down-hanging to the tide.
Trench.

Drag′gle

,
Verb.
I.
To be dragged on the ground; to become wet or dirty by being dragged or trailed in the mud or wet grass.
Hudibras.

Webster 1828 Edition


Draggle

DRAGGLE

,
Verb.
T.
To wet and dirty by drawing on the ground or mud, or on wet grass; to drabble.

DRAGGLE

,
Verb.
I.
To be drawn on the ground; to become wet or dirty by being drawn on the mud or wet grass.

Definition 2019


draggle

draggle

English

Verb

draggle (third-person singular simple present draggles, present participle draggling, simple past and past participle draggled)

  1. to make, or to become, wet and muddy by dragging along the ground
    • Trench
      With draggled nets down-hanging to the tide.

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