Daggle-tail
Daggle-tail Dag"gle-tail` (-t[=a]l`), n. A slovenly woman; a slattern; a draggle-tail. [1913 Webster]

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  • Daggle-tail — Dag gle tail (d[a^]g g l t[=a]l ), Daggle tailed Dag gle tailed ( t[=a]ld ), a. Having the lower ends of garments defiled by trailing in mire or filth; draggle tailed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • daggle-tail — daggˈle tail noun A draggle tail • • • Main Entry: ↑daggle …   Useful english dictionary

  • daggle-tail — n. Slattern, slut, sloven, draggle tail, slovenly person …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Daggle-tailed — Daggle tail Dag gle tail (d[a^]g g l t[=a]l ), Daggle tailed Dag gle tailed ( t[=a]ld ), a. Having the lower ends of garments defiled by trailing in mire or filth; draggle tailed. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dag —  1) dew upon the grass ; hence a woman who lias dirted her clothes with wet or mire is called daggle tail, corrupted to draggle tail. Daglocks, locks of wool spoiled by the dag or dew. S.  2) to dag, to run thick. N.  3) to dag a garden, to water …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • Pendency — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Pendency >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 pendency pendency dependency Sgm: N 1 suspension suspension hanging &c. >V. Sgm: N 1 pedicel pedicel pedicle peduncle Sgm: N 1 tail tail …   English dictionary for students

  • Dag-tailed — a. [Dag a loose end + tail.] Daggle tailed; having the tail clogged with daglocks. Dag tailed sheep. Bp. Hall …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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