draggle

verb
drag·​gle | \ ˈdra-gəl How to pronounce draggle (audio) \
draggled; draggling\ ˈdra-​g(ə-​)liŋ How to pronounce draggle (audio) \

Definition of draggle

transitive verb

: to make wet and dirty by dragging

intransitive verb

1 : to trail on the ground
2 : straggle

First Known Use of draggle

1513, in the meaning defined at transitive sense

History and Etymology for draggle

frequentative of drag

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“Draggle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/draggle. Accessed 9 Mar. 2021.

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