dottle

play
noun dot·tle \ˈdä-təl, ˈdȯ-\

Definition of dottle

  1. :  unburned and partially burned tobacco in the bowl of a pipe

Origin and Etymology of dottle

Middle English dottel plug, from Middle English *dot


First Known Use: circa 1825


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up dottle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to trick or confuse (someone)

Get Word of the Day daily email!