daggle
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈdæɡəl/
Verb

daggle (daggles, present participle daggling; past and past participle daggled)

  1. (intransitive) To run, go, or trail oneself through water, mud, or slush; to draggle.
    • 1735, [Alexander] Pope, An Epistle from Mr. Pope, to Dr. Arbuthnot, London; Dublin: Re-printed by George Faulkner, bookseller, […], OCLC 6363280 ↗:
      Nor, like a puppy [have I] daggl'd through the town.
  2. (transitive) To trail, so as to wet or befoul; to make wet and limp; to moisten.
    • 1805, Walter Scott, The Lay of the Last Minstrel:
      The warrior's very plume, I say, / Was daggled by the dashing spray.



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