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  • v. Present participle of drabble.


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  • Slowly he raised his head and saw her, only a few paces away, eyeing him, her beak drabbling a spittle of venom, and a green ooze trickling from below her wounded eye.

    The Lord of the Rings

  • I should like to get rid of these detestable, drabbling petticoats!

    The Woman's Advocate Vol. III

  • They haven't been happy from the bailouts that went for the automakers, much less what they've been seeing through the stimulus bill and the bonuses to AIG, and what the other issues that we may not even know about yet that seem to be dribbling and drabbling out.

    NewsHour with Jim Lehrer Podcast | PBS

  • But because of the housing issues, the mortgage issues, job loss, that many of these families are now being pushed to those side streets, and I'm very concerned that this sort of dribbling and drabbling of fiscal policy to try to, you know, sort of mend the fence is really going to make it much more difficult for those families who are Main Street to get back off those side streets and back on Main Street.

    Looming End To Tax Cuts Stirs Political Battle


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