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 Drag in, Neck and Crop,Drag’oman (plural, Dragomans). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Draggle-tail.
 
A slut; a woman who allows her petticoats to trail in the dirt. The word should be “daggle-tail” (q.v.), from the Scotch dag (dew on the grass), daggle (wet with the grass-dew), like the Latin collu’tulo irro’ro.   1
 


 Drag in, Neck and Crop,Drag’oman (plural, Dragomans). 

 
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