probably back-formation from dribble & driblet
1709, in the meaning defined above
8 Words for Small Amounts
When just a touch will do
“Drib.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/drib. Accessed 4 Dec. 2023.
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