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First published 1952 (SND Vol. III).

DAGGLE, v.1 Of rain, etc.: “to fall in torrents” (Ayr. 1825 Jam.2); to drizzle.Edb. 1844 J. Ballantine Miller of Deanhaugh vi.:
The day daggles on — scarce ony are seen . . . The jaded coal horses . . . Are a' droukit through wi' the cauld raw sleet.

[Dag, v., + -le, frequentative suffix.]

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