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coggle

/ (ˈkɒɡəl) /
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verb

(intr) Scot to wobble or rock; be unsteady

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Derived forms of coggle

coggly, adjective

Word Origin for coggle

of uncertain origin
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Example sentences from the Web for coggle

  • 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
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