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draggle-tail

[drag-uh l-teyl] /ˈdræg əlˌteɪl/
noun
1.
slut; slattern.
Origin of draggle-tail
1590-1600
1590-1600; draggle + tail1
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  • She moved towards the door, with her draggle-tail of infants.

    The King of Schnorrers Israel Zangwill
  • She hasn't a penny, and goes about tattered, a draggle-tail, and sells her birthright for a handful of cold potatoes.

    Stories and Pictures Isaac Loeb Peretz

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