Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To pierce or shoot through; to dart repeatedly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • v. To pierce or shoot through; to dart repeatedly: -- frequentative of dart.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To dart; shoot out.

Etymologies

dart +‎ -le (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sometimes, on hot summer nights, clouds form angrily in the distance; vivid flashes dartle hither and about, which serve to intensify the evening darkness.

    A Splendid Hazard

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  • (archaic) To dart or shoot forth repeatedly. From WWFTD. :-)

    February 19, 2009