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Daggle (verb active)

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To Da'ggle. v.a. [from dag, dew; a word, according to Mr. Lye, derived from the Danish; according to Skinner, from ꝺaᵹ, sprinkled, or ꝺaᵹan, to dip. They are probably all of the same root.] To dip negligently in mire or water; to bemire; to besprinkle.

Sources: Lye, Edward (4) · Skinner, Stephen (55)

Attributes: Danish (9) · Saxon (215) · Verb Active (289)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Daggle (verb active)." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: April 21, 2014. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=2734.


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