Definition of Draggling

1. draggle [v] - See also: draggle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Draggling

dragger
draggers
draggier
draggiest
dragging
dragging on
dragging the chain
draggingly
draggings
draggle
draggle-tail
draggle-tailed
draggle-tails
draggled
draggles
draggling (current term)
draggy
dragking
dragkings
draglift
draglifts
dragline
draglines
draglink
draglinks
dragman
dragmen
dragnet
dragnets
dragoman

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. ..."

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