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A.Word.A.Day--draggle

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draggle (DRAG-uhl) verb tr.

To make dirty by dragging over ground, mud, dirt, etc.

verb intr.

1. To become dirty by being dragged.

2. To trail or follow.

[Frequentative of drag.]

"The point is highspeed murder; you're supposed to kill, kill, kill - with an arsenal including, but not limited to, shotguns, chain saws, and your very own rocket launcher. With any luck, you get to draggle into the next round with just enough health left to read your score."
Monica Wood; A Chamber of One's Own; Writer's Digest (Cincinnati, Ohio); Sep 1, 1997.

"Other hallmarks of the new nerd chic: dresses that look a little too big, dresses that draggle a few inches under coat hems ..."
Patricia McLaughlin; It's Dumb, it's Dowdy, it's the New Nerd Chic; The St. Louis Post-Dispatch; Oct 26, 1995.

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