dottle

noun
dot·​tle | \ ˈdä-tᵊl How to pronounce dottle (audio) , ˈdȯ- \

Definition of dottle

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

First Known Use of dottle

circa 1825, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dottle

Middle English dottel plug, from Middle English *dot

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“Dottle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dottle. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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