verb (used with object), drag·gled, drag·gling.
verb (used without object), drag·gled, drag·gling.
- drag up,
- dragging piece,
Origin of draggle
Examples from the Web for draggle
I have nothing to do with such milk-sop organizations, or the donkeys that draggle at their heels.Eventide|Effie Afton
Still, somewhere under the huddle and draggle of it all burned on the human soul.The Way of a Man|Emerson Hough
A few feet from the coach the water appeared to deepen, and the bear-skin to draggle.Jeff Briggs's Love Story|Bret Harte
She feels it due to this same principle to draggle her skirts through the mud, to get her feet wet, and to come home an "object."The Champagne Standard|Mrs. John Lane
It goes right hard with her to draggle her skirts in the dewy strawberry beds; but she feels consoled when I fetch up the till!Idle Hour Stories|Eugenia Dunlap Potts
Word Origin for draggle
1510s, frequentative of drag (v.). This led to draggle-tail "sloppy woman, woman whose skirts are wet and draggled" (1590s). Related: Draggled.