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bedraggled


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bedraggle  \Be*drag"gle\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Bedraggled};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Bedraggling}.] 
  To  draggle;  to  soil,  as  garments  which  in  walking,  are 
  suffered  to  drag  in  dust,  mud,  etc  --Swift. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bedraggled 
  adj  1:  limp  and  soiled  as  if  dragged  in  the  mud;  "the  beggar's 
  bedraggled  clothes";  "scarecrows  in  battered  hats  or 
  draggled  skirts"  [syn:  {draggled}] 
  2:  in  deplorable  condition;  "a  street  of  bedraggled  tenements"; 
  "a  broken-down  fence";  "a  ramshackle  old  pier";  "a 
  tumble-down  shack"  [syn:  {broken-down},  {dilapidated},  {ramshackle}, 
  {tumble-down},  {unsound}] 




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