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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. One drop at a time, drop by drop
  • adv. By drops or small portions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. By drops or small portions.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Drop by drop; in small portions at a time.


From Middle English dropmele, from Old English dropmǣlum ("one drop at a time"), equivalent to drop +‎ -meal. More at drop, meal. (Wiktionary)


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