1. exhausted; fatigued; in a state of collapse ...E20 sl. (orig. military) & Sc.
2. insane, mad ...1923 Brit. sl., chiefly services' usage
3. intoxicated with alcohol; tipsy; crazy drunk ...1981 sl.
4. given to foolish behaviour ...1985 Sc. sl.
adj.1 past tense of 'puggle' to defeat, to do for
adj. 3. said to be from Hindustani 'pagal', mad furious
adj. 4. from 'poggle, puggle' a fool, an eccentric (Anglo-Indian)
(for definition 1)
"...Mr. Mcquillan: The Deputy is a bit "puggled." I see his brains are
slightly addled this evening and he should keep quiet."
From: Dail Erieann - 22/Apr/1964
Committee on Finance. - Land Bill 1963