daggle

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

dag +‎ -le

Verb[edit]

daggle (third-person singular simple present daggles, present participle daggling, simple past and past participle daggled)

  1. (intransitive) To run, go, or trail oneself through water, mud, or slush; to draggle.
    • Alexander Pope
      Nor, like a puppy [have I] daggled through the town.
  2. (transitive) To trail, so as to wet or befoul; to make wet and limp; to moisten.
    • Sir Walter Scott
      The warrior's very plume, I say, / Was daggled by the dashing spray.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.