coggle

/ (ˈkɒɡəl) /


verb
  1. (intr) Scot to wobble or rock; be unsteady

Origin of coggle

1
of uncertain origin

Derived forms of coggle

  • coggly, adjective

Words Nearby coggle

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How to use coggle in a sentence

  • Formerly the cock was the general name of a yawl: it is derived from coggle or cog (which see).

    The Sailor's Word-Book | William Henry Smyth
  • The “coggle” pavement of Horncastle is often complained of, but at least it had the royal sanction.

    A History of Horncastle | James Conway Walter