Definition of Draggling
1. draggle [v] - See also: draggle
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Draggling
Literary usage of Draggling
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"(E.) • His draggling tail hung in the dirt ; ' Hudibras, pt. ic 1.1. 449. The frequentative of drag, by addition of the usual suffix-/« ; cf. straggle from ..."
2. Woman's Wrongs: A Counter-irritant by Gail Hamilton (1868)
"Who is it that is draggling and wrangling around the ballot-boxes ? ... It is to these draggling, wrangling mobs and rowdies that this holy gift is ..."
3. The British Critic by Robert Nares (1811)
"... and a few draggling cattle grazing in the greener parts. But this little appearance of herbage foon went off. In a few miles the country became an ..."
4. The Works of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland by Samuel Johnson (1800)
"... Nor from the,chilly dews at night defend : With wondrous art, he counts the draggling flock, And by the fun informs you what's o'clock. ..."