1. to delay or be late in going, coming, or doing 2. to wait 3. to remain or stay temporarily, as in a place

This word isn’t used very much these days. It kind of reminds me of Puritan New England or a Nathaniel Hawthorne story.

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  1. tammy says:

    karl – i love this word! my definition is “to dilly-dally”…..something i’m quite the expert at!

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