Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To gnaw or nibble, as rats and mice do.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To peck at or nibble.

Etymologies

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Probably of imitative origin.

Examples

  • (For help with the Russian, I am indebted to the kind - ness of my colleague Nora Montesinos and a number of correspon - dents.) * appy polly loggy - apology choodesny - wonderful baboochka - old woman * chumble - to mumble

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