drabble

verb

drab·​ble
ˈdrabəl
drabbled; drabbled; drabbling
-b(ə)liŋ
; drabbles

transitive verb

: to wet and befoul by draggling : draggle
drabble a gown or cloak

intransitive verb

1
: to be or become wet and muddy : dabble in or go through wet or miry places
2
: to fish with a rod and a long line that is drawn along through the water
drabble for barbels

Word History

Etymology

Middle English drabelen

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“Drabble.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drabble. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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