Definition of Coggle

1. Verb. Walk unsteadily. "The children coggle to the playground"; "Small children toddle"

Exact synonyms: Dodder, Paddle, Toddle, Totter, Waddle
Generic synonyms: Walk
Derivative terms: Dodderer, Toddler, Totterer, Waddle, Waddler



2. Verb. Move unsteadily. "The old cart wobbled down the street"
Exact synonyms: Wobble
Generic synonyms: Move
Derivative terms: Wobble, Wobbler

Definition of Coggle

1. n. A small fishing boat.

2. n. A cobblestone.

Definition of Coggle

1. Verb. To move or walk unsteadily ¹

2. Noun. cobble (all senses) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coggle

1. to wobble [v COGGLED, COGGLING, COGGLES] - See also: wobble

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coggle

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cogenial
cogens
cogent
cogent evidence
cogently
cogged
cogger
coggeries
coggers
coggery
coggie
coggies
cogging
coggings
coggle (current term)
coggled
coggles
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coggly
cogie
cogies
cogitability
cogitable
cogitabund
cogitant
cogitate
cogitated

Literary usage of Coggle

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1. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1872)
"Properly, like coggle, goggle, joggle, ... to juggle, to deceive the eye by rapid movements of the hands. E. dial, coggle, to be shaky ..."

2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1887)
"coggle, s.—A small round stone, pebble, cobble. There's a many nasty toggles about. I just catched my foot against a coggle. ..."

3. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"... Burton en les Goggles, so called from the multitude of coggle stones there. A coggle is a hard smooth stone, for the most part of a round form," &c. ..."

4. Campaigns of a Non-combatant, and His Romaunt Abroad During the War by George Alfred Townsend (1866)
"A man named " coggle," being nudged by the Colonel, and requested to take other quarters, asked dolorously if it was time to turn out, and roared " woa," as ..."

5. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1890)
"... Lincolnshire "coggle," as a name and prefix. The latter is the Danish word for round, water.worn stones.* No other stones exist in this part of Essex, ..."

6. The Sailor's Word-book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, Including by William Henry Smyth (1867)
"Also, the coggle or cog (which see).—Cobble or coggle stones, pebbly shingle, ballast-stones rounded by attrition, boulders, Ac. COBBLER. ..."

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