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

  • daggled — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Daggling — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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

  • A Description of a City Shower — is a poem by the Anglo Irish poet Jonathan Swift, written in 1710. First appearing in the Tatler magazine in October of that same year, the poem was considered the satirist and essayist s best poem: Swift agreed: They think tis the best thing I… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — /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 — [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 — 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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