dragged


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dragged

Said of an exposed surface over which a drag or comb has been pulled or worked to produce a textured surface.
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Next he dragged a dying woman over on top of me, and, with much squeezing and shoving, crawled in beside me and partly over me.
Time dragged heavily till the time of the full moon, but it passed at last, and as soon as it rose the young wife went to the pond, combed her black hair with a golden comb, and when she had finished, placed the comb on the bank; then she watched the water impatiently.
With the obstinacy of his order, he protested against being dragged in a chosen direction.
Five years dragged by, and still, every night at midnight, the plaintive tones floated out over the silent land, while the distant boatmen and peasants thrust their fingers into their ears and shuddered out a prayer.
The condemned had been torn from the hands of the guards, and were being dragged towards the house of L'Image-de-Notre-Dame.
Instead, he filled his lungs with air before the huge reptile dragged him beneath the surface, and then, with all the might of his great muscles, fought bitterly for freedom.
With a long, weary hoist the jaw is dragged on board, as if it were an anchor; and when the proper time comes --some few days after the other work --Queequeg, Daggoo, and Tashtego, being all accomplished dentists, are set to drawing teeth.