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- verb Present participle of
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"Don't you wear your voice out tryin 'to tell me about my business in the hen-fightin' line," snapped the showman, fondly "huggling"
The stranger surveyed him for some time, huggling his head down in cowering fashion, so it seemed in the dusk.
This very blessed day I dined upon a delicate leg of Velsh mutton and cully-flower; and as for the oat-meal, I leave that to the sarvants of the country, which are pore drudges, many of them without shoes or stockings — Mr Clinker tells me here is a great call of the gospel; but I wish, I wish some of our family be not fallen off from the rite way — O, if I was given to tailbaring, I have my own secrets to discover — There has been a deal of huggling and flurtation betwixt mistress and an ould
Gertie stared down at the doll she was sanding; she wished Nancy Miller had kept still; there’d be more fighting and fussing among the children, and Clovis would quarrel at her a little more for “huggling up” to Mrs. Daly.
The Dollmaker Harriette Arnow 1954