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  • verb Present participle of dartle.


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  • Her gown, what there was of it, was of black gauze emblazoned with dartling sequins of deep blue.

    The Witness

  • And dartling bodies, -- a fire 'gainst which there's naught

    On the Nature of Things

  • The voice of the coyotes, now far, now near, boomed out on the night; great stars shot dartling pathways across the heavens; the fire snapped and crackled, died down and flickered feebly; but Margaret slept, tired out, and dreamed the angels kept close vigil around her lowly couch.

    A Voice in the Wilderness

  • The lap-lap of the water, the long slow rise and fall, and the dartling flying-fish apparently claimed their attention.

    Parrot & Co.

  • The jealous eye of Mex was constantly dartling, and her ear was alert to catch every syllable Pierce uttered.

    A Dream of Empire Or, The House of Blennerhassett

  • a stable-man; Karloff, who saw his house of cards vanish in the dartling tongues of flame, and recognized the futility of his villainy; the girl ...

    Man on the Box


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