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grabble

[grab-uhl]
verb (used without object), grabbled, grabbling.
1.
to feel or search with the hands; grope.
2.
to sprawl; scramble.

Origin:
1570–80; grab1 + -le; compare Dutch grabbelen

grabbler, noun
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grabble (ˈɡræbəl)
 
vb
1.  (intr) to scratch or feel about with the hands
2.  (intr) to fall to the ground; sprawl
3.  (Caribbean) (tr) to seize rashly
 
[C16: probably from Dutch grabbelen, from grabben to grab]
 
'grabbler
 
n

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