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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of daggle.

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Examples

  • The daggled crowd faced the other way, to the sunken earth court.

    The King Must Die

  • Matters would have gone on just as well, although she had been left behind at Whitby till after the battle of Flodden; and she is daggled about in the train, first of the Abbess and then of Lord

    Early Reviews of English Poets

  • "A woman's promise!" snorted Trenchard, and proceeded with great circumstance of expletives to damn "everything that daggled a petticoat."

    Mistress Wilding

  • He cursed all things that daggled petticoats, and, knowing his world, waited for the sickness to pass.

    Captain Blood

  • Then he knelt by a bush of gorse, told his beads, and earnestly entreated direction and aid for himself, and protection for his sister; and when the sun grew so low as to make it time for a wanderer to seek harbour, he stained and daggled his gown in the mire and water of a peat-moss, so as to destroy its Oxford gloss, took a book in his hand, and walked towards the monastery, reciting Latin verses in the sing-song tone then universally followed.

    The Caged Lion

  • I am just going to slip into bed; I have been daggled to and fro the whole day.”

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • Stella scolds, and Dingley stumbles, and is so daggled. [

    The Journal to Stella

  • I am just going to slip into bed; I have been daggled to and fro the whole day. "

    The Fortunes of Nigel

  • Stella scolds, and Dingley stumbles, and is so daggled. [

    The Journal to Stella

  • When your miftrefs fends you for a hackney coach in a wet day, come back in the coach to fave your cloaths and the trouble of walking i it is better the bottom of her petticoats (hould be daggled with your dirty flioes, than your livery be fpoil* edj and yourfelf get a cold.

    The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin

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