Definition of Bedraggling

1. Verb. (present participle of bedraggle) ¹



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Definition of Bedraggling

1. bedraggle [v] - See also: bedraggle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bedraggling

bedpan
bedpans
bedplate
bedplates
bedpost
bedposts
bedquilt
bedquilts
bedrabble
bedrabbled
bedrabbles
bedrabbling
bedraggle
bedraggled
bedraggles
bedraggling (current term)
bedrail
bedrails
bedral
bedrals
bedrape
bedraped
bedrapes
bedraping
bedraw
bedream
bedrel
bedrench
bedrenched
bedrenches

Literary usage of Bedraggling

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1. Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace (1881)
"... it seemed a sudden dulness had dropped from the sky bedraggling all the landscape. Thus disposed, yielding to the sweet influence, what shall save him ..."

2. A Group of French Critics by Mary Fisher (1897)
"If such are your tastes, well and good; there is nothing to be said. As for Regnier, I am like Boi- leau. I cannot admire his bedraggling the muses with ..."

3. Camps in the Rockies: Being a Narrative of Life on the Frontier, and Sport by William Adolph Baillie-Grohman (1882)
"... preventing the soaked canvas bedraggling our robes, and giving us breathing, and even smoking space. Had it not been for our inner persons the day would ..."

4. The Cyclopædia of Wit and Humor: Containing Choice and Characteristic by William Evans Burton (1859)
"And if the great philosopher liad tumbled into a puddle, spattering his embroidered coat, losing his periwig, staining his silken hose, and bedraggling his ..."

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