dangler


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dan·gle

 (dăng′gəl)
v. dan·gled, dan·gling, dan·gles
v.intr.
To hang loosely and swing or sway to and fro: Earrings dangled from her ears.
v.tr.
1. To cause to hang loosely or swing: dangled my feet in the water.
2. To offer as an inducement or an enticement: dangled the prospect of a promotion in exchange for his testimony.

[Perhaps from Danish dangle or Swedish dangla.]

dan′gler n.
dan′gly adj.
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An' when she ain't doin' nothin' else, she's movin' them little glass danglers 'round ter diff'rent winders in the room so the sun'll make the 'rainbows dance,' as that blessed child calls it.
let her wear her little danglers if she likes, and don't bargain about doing what you know is right," cried Archie, coming out of his grove of newspapers with an indignant bounce.
Why," said Danglers, "in the letter -- I believe I have it about me" -- here he felt in his breast-pocket -- "yes, here it is.
The star dangler earrings are a close second and my new tie necklace is catching them up.
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