from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A small, trickling stream; a rill.


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  • One of the more pleasant calls for which the Saw-whet Owl is noted is a very melodious, tinkling sound that just cannot be reproduced in print but which has the remarkable quality of sounding almost exactly like a tricklet of water falling into a quiet little pool.

    The Annotated Unbroken Chain Robert M. Petersen 2005

  • After each blue wisp had been gulped down, they sipped and sucked at their fingers for any least tricklet of flavour that might be left; and at the last seemed more famished than when they began.

    The Field of Clover Laurence Housman 1912

  • A tricklet of a stream divides them, spanned by a bridge; and over the bridge at the time of my knowledge, the celebrated Shell House stood outpost on the west.

    Across the Plains: With Other Memories and Essays 1892


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