Definition of "straggled" [straggled]

  • Simple past tense and past participle of straggle. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "straggled" in a sentence
  • "The treaty was observed with such religious fidelity, that when a party of five hundred men straggled from the camp in quest of plunder, the king or general of the barbarians commanded that the guilty leader should be apprehended and shot to death with darts, as a victim devoted to the sanctity of their engagements."
  • "Among these latter was John Fludder, who did not arrive until Monday afternoon, when he surprised us by bringing with him the regimental flag, which we had supposed to have been lost when the regiment "straggled" at"
  • "At one of these crossings, late in the afternoon, and when only five or six miles from Bolivar, I "straggled" again, and took to the railroad."
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