Daggle Dag"gle (d[a^]g"g'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Daggled} (-g'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Daggling} (-gl[i^]ng).] [Freq. of dag, v. t., 1.] To trail, so as to wet or befoul; to make wet and limp; to moisten. [1913 Webster]

The warrior's very plume, I say, Was daggled by the dashing spray. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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  • Daggle — Dag gle, v. i. To run, go, or trail one s self through water, mud, or slush; to draggle. [1913 Webster] Nor, like a puppy [have I] daggled through the town. Pope …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • daggle — [dag′əl] vt., vi. daggled, daggling [< dial. dag, to besprinkle, make muddy, prob. < ON dǫggva, to bedew, besprinkle < dǫgg (gen. dǫggvar), dew + LE] Chiefly Dial. to soil by trailing through mud …   English World dictionary

  • daggle —  to daggle, to run like a young child. Devon …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • daggle — /dag euhl/, v.t., v.i., daggled, daggling. Archaic. to drag or trail through mud, water, etc.; draggle; bemire. [1520 30; dag to bemire + LE] * * * …   Universalium

  • daggle — Yorkshire Dialect Grow Moist …   English dialects glossary

  • daggle — v. trail through water or mud; draggle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • daggle — v. a. Draggle, bemire, befoul, soil, dirty …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • daggle — dag·gle …   English syllables

  • daggle — /ˈdægəl/ (say daguhl) verb (t), verb (i) (daggled, daggling) Obsolete to drag or trail through mud, water, etc.; draggle. {frequentative of dialect dag bemire. See dag1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • daggle — ˈdagəl verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: freq. of dag (II) transitive verb 1. archaic : to wet and soil (as a garment) by dragging in mire 2 …   Useful english dictionary

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