draggle-tail [drag-uh l-teyl] ExamplesWord Origin noun
- slut; slattern.
Origin of draggle-tail First recorded in 1590–1600;+ Examples from the Web for draggle-tail Historical Examples of draggle-tail
She moved towards the door, with her draggle-tail of infants.
She hasn’t a penny, and goes about tattered, a draggle-tail, and sells her birthright for a handful of cold potatoes.
Isaac Loeb Peretz