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It goes right hard with her to draggle her skirts in the dewy strawberry beds; but she feels consoled when I fetch up the till!

She feels it due to this same principle to draggle her skirts through the mud, to get her feet wet, and to come home an "object."

A few feet from the coach the water appeared to deepen, and the bear-skin to draggle.

I have nothing to do with such milk-sop organizations, or the donkeys that draggle at their heels.

Still, somewhere under the huddle and draggle of it all burned on the human soul.

WORD ORIGIN

1510s, frequentative of drag (v.). This led to draggle-tail "sloppy woman, woman whose skirts are wet and draggled" (1590s). Related: Draggled.

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