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draggle
verb (draggled , draggling ) tr & intr to make or become wet and dirty through trailing along the ground or as if doing so.
[16c: from drag]


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dragnet
noun
1 a heavy net pulled along the bottom of a river, lake, etc in a search for something.
2 a systematic police search for a wanted person.
[16c]


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dragon
noun
1 a large, mythical, fire-breathing, reptile-like creature with wings and a long tail.
2 colloq a frighteningly domineering woman.
[13c: from Greek drakon serpent]
chase the dragon see under chase1.


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dragonfly
noun an insect that has a slender brightly coloured body, gauzy translucent wings that cannot be closed and large eyes covering most of the head.
[17c]


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dragoon
noun , hist still used in titles of certain British regiments: a heavily armed mounted soldier.
verb (dragooned , dragooning ) to force or bully someone into doing something.
[17c: from French dragon ]


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dragster
noun a car designed or adapted to be used in a drag race.
[1950s]


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