Saturday, August 24, 2013
Definitions for bedraggle
- to make limp and soiled, as with rain or dirt.
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Citations for bedraggle
The lane was long and soused and dark that led to the house I helped to fill and bedraggle.
Here in town, she probably preferred to tread the extent of the two drawing-rooms, and measure out the miles by spaces of forty feet, rather than bedraggle her skirts over the sloppy pavements.
Origin of bedraggle
Bedraggle comes from the word draggle, which is a diminutive form of drag. It entered English in the 1700s.