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 for waggle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Waggle \Wag"gle\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Waggled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Waggling.]
     To move frequently one way and the other; to wag; as, a bird
     waggles his tail.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Waggle \Wag"gle\, n.
     A waggling or wagging; specif. (Golf), the preliminary
     swinging of the club head back and forth over the ball in the
     line of the proposed stroke.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Waggle \Wag"gle\, v. i. [Freq. of wag; cf. D. waggelen, G.
     wackeln.]
     To reel, sway, or move from side to side; to move with a
     wagging motion; to waddle.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Why do you go nodding and waggling so?   --L'Estrange.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  waggle
      n 1: causing to move repeatedly from side to side [syn: wag,
           waggle, shake]
      v 1: move from side to side; "The happy dog wagged his tail"
           [syn: wag, waggle]
      2: move unsteadily or with a weaving or rolling motion [syn:
         wamble, waggle]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  38 Moby Thesaurus words for "waggle":
     beat, bob, bobble, careen, coggle, dangle, fluctuate, flutter,
     lash, librate, lurch, nutate, oscillate, pendulate, pitch, reel,
     resonate, rock, roll, shake, squirm, swag, sway, swing, swinging,
     switch, toss, twist and turn, vacillate, vibrate, waddle, wag,
     wave, waver, wiggle, wobble, wriggle, writhe
  
  

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