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  • n. Plural form of driblet.


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  • It is already plain as a pikestaff that Cameron and Hague lack the stomach, the personal courage, moral fibre, honour and integrity to do anything about the EU Constitution if it has come into force by the time they get their hands on the driblets of power still left to a government in the United Kingdom.

    To Nobody's Surprise

  • His English muffin with cheese in the morning was dotted with driblets of blood from his face.

    The Inherent Harmonies of Life Contain Wolves

  • Have you ever seen the red-brown bodies of sweet potatoes spaded from the earth,  each clinging to a series of roots hung with driblets and particles?

    Olmsted Traveled Here

  • The driblets of information that has emerged show Headley and Tahawwur Rana also had a Danish newspaper office as target.

    Pinaki Bhattacharya: The Many Faces of Islamist Terror

  • She stained her charges with small driblets of poison.

    Gold of Kings

  • And we, with driblets still in our hair, slush in our cuffs, and dreariness in our gaze, stare back at the sky, now

    Excerpt: The Bastard of Istanbul by Elif Shafak

  • Most has been paid out in $400-a-head driblets to 18,000 Hungarian Jews and a handful of Latvians, the so-called "" double victims '' of Eastern Europe who lost property both to the Nazis and to the Communists.

    What's Taking So Long?

  • OK, the remaining WorldCon driblets will soon fall beneath my radar from sheer overexposure.

    Final 2006 WorldCon Updates...Part 4

  • Though Stein's will was meant to care for Toklas, the estate's trustees grabbed the paintings off the walls and sent her money in driblets.

    They’ll Always Have Paris

  • Of course, that doesn't account for the mystery of the ages -- the driblets on the ceiling -- unless they a part of a grand "aim high" game.

    Sen. Graig Provides Laughs and Insights for the "Put the Seat Down" Crowd


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