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draggle-tailed

[ drag-uhl-teyld ]
/ ˈdræg əlˌteɪld /
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adjective
untidy; bedraggled; slovenly.
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Origin of draggle-tailed

First recorded in 1645–55; draggle-tail + -ed3

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British Dictionary definitions for draggle-tailed

draggletailed
/ (ˈdræɡəlˌteɪld) /

adjective
archaic (esp of a woman) bedraggled; besmirched
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