wallydraigle
noun Etymology: perhaps from Scots wally (alteration of wallaway, exclamation of woe) + dragle draggle Date: 1508 chiefly Scottish a feeble, imperfectly developed, or slovenly creature

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  • wallydraigle — wal·ly·drai·gle …   English syllables

  • wallydraigle — ˈwāliˌdrāgəl noun ( s) Etymology: origin unknown Scotland : a feeble, undergrown, or slovenly creature …   Useful english dictionary

  • wallydrag — /way lee drag , drahg , wol ee /, n. Scot. a feeble, dwarfed animal or person. Also called wallydraigle /way lee dray geuhl, wol ee /. [1500 10; perh. wally (var. of WALLOW) + DRAG] * * * …   Universalium

  • wallydrag — [wā′lēdrā΄gəlwā′lē drag΄] n. [< ?] Scot. 1. a weak, underdeveloped creature 2. a slovenly person; esp., a slovenly woman: Also wallydraigle [wā′lēdrā΄gəl] …   English World dictionary

  • wallydrag — /way lee drag , drahg , wol ee /, n. Scot. a feeble, dwarfed animal or person. Also called wallydraigle /way lee dray geuhl, wol ee /. [1500 10; perh. wally (var. of WALLOW) + DRAG] …   Useful english dictionary

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