broggle

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A diminutive of dialectal English brog (sniggle, fish with a brog). Compare brog (noun).

VerbEdit

broggle (third-person singular simple present broggles, present participle broggling, simple past and past participle broggled)

  1. (UK, dialect) To sniggle, or fish with a brog.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

Last modified on 18 June 2013, at 00:12