drabble

verb drab·ble \ˈdrabəl\

Definition of drabble

drabbled

;

drabbled

;

drabbling

\-b(ə)liŋ\ ;

drabbles

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to wet and befoul by draggling :  draggle drabble a gown or cloak

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 :  to be or become wet and muddy :  dabble in or go through wet or miry places

  5. 2 :  to fish with a rod and a long line that is drawn along through the water drabble for barbels

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Origin and Etymology of drabble

Middle English drabelen — more at drivel


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