dibble


1dib·ble

noun \ˈdi-bəl\

Definition of DIBBLE

:  a small hand implement used to make holes in the ground for plants, seeds, or bulbs

Origin of DIBBLE

Middle English debylle
First Known Use: 15th century

2dibble

transitive verb
dib·bleddib·bling \ˈdi-b(ə-)liŋ\

Definition of DIBBLE

1
:  to plant with a dibble
2
:  to make holes in (soil) with or as if with a dibble

First Known Use of DIBBLE

1583

Rhymes with DIBBLE

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