Definition of Straggles

1. Verb. (third-person singular of straggle) ¹



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Definition of Straggles

1. straggle [v] - See also: straggle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Straggles

strafe
strafed
strafer
strafers
strafes
straff
straffed
straffing
straffs
strafing
strag
straggle
straggled
straggler
stragglers
straggles (current term)
stragglier
straggliest
straggliness
straggling
stragglingly
straggly
strags
strahlstein
straicht
straight-arm
straight-armed
straight-arming

Literary usage of Straggles

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1. Bentley's Miscellany by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith (1847)
"straggles WENT CHEAP TO ASCOT. BY ALBERT SMITH. MR. straggles sat by himself, on a high stool, in his lonely chambers, which were up at the top of the house ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"All those straggles and failures are most vividly told by Palissy himself in one of the most thrilling pieces of autobiography ever written. ..."

3. The Pilgrim Fathers: Or, The Founders of New England in the Reign of James by William Henry Bartlett (1853)
"... class of inhabitants sunk in poverty ; and the population, thinly scattered, seems shrunk too small for the extensive circuit over which it straggles. ..."

4. The Warwickshire Avon by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (1892)
"Across the river, a few fields back, Wick straggles, a long street of timbered cottages, with a little church, ..."

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