Bedrabble
Bedrabble \Be*drab"ble\, v. t. To befoul with rain and mud; to drabble. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • bedrabble — /bi drab euhl/, v.t., bedrabbled, bedrabbling. to drench or muddy. [1400 50; late ME; see BE , DRABBLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • bedrabble — v. make wet, drench; make muddy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bedrabble — be·drabble …   English syllables

  • bedrabble — bə̇, bē+ transitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: be + drabble : to wet and dirty with rain and mud …   Useful english dictionary

  • draggle — Synonyms and related words: bag, bedrabble, bedraggle, cascade, daggle, dangle, depend, drabble, drag, drape, draw, droop, fall, flap, flop, flow, hale, hang, hang down, haul, heave, lop, lug, nod, pend, pull, sag, snake, swag, swing, take in tow …   Moby Thesaurus

  • draggle — v 1. drabble, bedrabble, bedraggle, Archaic. daggle; (all by dragging through mud, dirt, etc.) soil, dirty, muddy, begrime, bemire. 2. straggle, drag or trail or lag behind, dally, dillydally, shillyshally, Inf. lallygag …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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