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drabble

[drab-uh l] /ˈdræb əl/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), drabbled, drabbling.
1.
to draggle; make or become wet and dirty.
Origin
1350-1400
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

Drabble

[drab-uh l] /ˈdræb əl/
noun
1.
Margaret, born 1939, English novelist.
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British Dictionary definitions for drabble

drabble

/ˈdræbəl/
verb
1.
to make or become wet or dirty
Word Origin
C14: from Low German drabbelen to paddle in mud; related to drab²

Drabble

/ˈdræbəl/
noun
1.
Dame 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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