Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb obsolete By drops or small portions.

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

  • adverb archaic One drop at a time, drop by drop
  • adverb archaic By drops or small portions

Etymologies

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

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