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Dragged definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

DRAGGED, pp. Drawn on the ground; drawn with labor or force; drawn along slowly and heavily; raked with a drag or harrow.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Drag Drag, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dragged; p. pr. & vb. n. Dragging.] [OE. draggen; akin to Sw. dragga to search with a grapnel, fr. dragg grapnel, fr. draga to draw, the same word as E. draw. ? See Draw.] 1. To draw slowly or heavily onward; to pull along the ground by main force; to haul; to trail; -- applied to drawing heavy or resisting bodies or those inapt for drawing, with labor, along the ground or other surface; as, to drag stone or timber; to drag a net in fishing. Dragged by the cords which through his feet were thrust. --Denham. The grossness of his nature will have weight to drag thee down. --Tennyson. A needless Alexandrine ends the song That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. --Pope. 2. To break, as land, by drawing a drag or harrow over it; to harrow; to draw a drag along the bottom of, as a stream or other water; hence, to search, as by means of a drag. Then while I dragged my brains for such a song. --Tennyson. 3. To draw along, as something burdensome; hence, to pass in pain or with difficulty. Have dragged a lingering life. -- Dryden. To drag an anchor (Naut.), to trail it along the bottom when the anchor will not hold the ship. Syn: See Draw.



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