- v wander from a direct or straight course
- v go, come, or spread in a rambling or irregular way
Branches straggling out quite far
- s spreading out in different directions
- His arrival in Philadelphia is one of the most famous scenes in autobiographical literature: the bedraggled 17-year-old runaway, cheeky yet with a pretense of humility, straggling .
- They were marched for miles in company with Greek civilian hostages, head ing north in straggling columns over snow-covered roads.
- When a straggling vine snags her hair net, she accuses it of assault.
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- E-ink airline “Bag Tag” to be tested on British Airways
Air travel has its perks, but there are potential downsides as well, such as handing your luggage off to others with the trust that it’ll arrive at your destination the same time you do. Although this is usually the case, there are times when luggage ends up straggling behind, or in some instances, completely lost. Read The Full Story
June 28, 2013 - SlashGear
- Dathan Ritzenhein in The Register-Guard
I was able to bring back a lot of that straggling group there,Ritzenhein said.
- William Hazlitt in Wall Street Journal
Their friend William Hazlitt described their different manners of peripatetic composition: "Coleridge has told me that he himself likes to compose in walking over uneven ground, or breaking through the straggling branches of a copse-wood; whereas...