verb (used without object), dal·lied, dal·ly·ing.
verb (used with object), dal·lied, dal·ly·ing.
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Origin of dally
OTHER WORDS FROM dallydal·li·er, noundal·ly·ing·ly, adverbun·dal·ly·ing, adjective
Words nearby dally
Example sentences from the Web for dally
The original is, "She helde me with a tale of tytemary tally Tyll my thryfte was gone as quyte as a dally."
It was, however, of no use to dally, and orders were given for all hands to follow into the swamp.An Englishman's Travels in America|John Benwell
Dally did not stir, but stood gazing straight before her thoughtfully.
“Yes, I must,” said Dally, with a lurid look in her dark eyes.
Ruin approaches;—shall I tamely meet it, And dally with destruction till it blast me?The Fatal Falsehood|Hannah More