Drab bled

drabble

[drab-uhl]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), drabbled, drabbling.
to draggle; make or become wet and dirty.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English drabelen < Middle Low German drabbeln to wade in liquid mud, bespatter, equivalent to drabbe liquid mud + -eln frequentative v. suffix; see drab2, draff

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drabble (ˈdræbəl)
 
vb
to make or become wet or dirty
 
[C14: from Low German drabbelen to paddle in mud; related to drab²]

Drabble (ˈdræbəl)
 
n
Margaret. born 1939, British novelist and editor. Her novels include The Needle's Eye (1972), The Radiant Way (1987), and The Seven Sisters (2002). She edited the 1985 edition of the Oxford Companion to Literature

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