Definition of grabble in English:

grabble

Syllabification: grab·ble
Pronunciation: /ˈɡrabəl
 
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verb

[no object] archaic
1Feel or search with the hands; grope about.
More example sentences
  • They deserve to grabble in the dirt and get nothing for it but a dry gut-rumble.
  • I managed to tread on another rock, which made me wobble a bit, Danielle quickly grabbling me to stop me plummeting over the side to my death.
  • I nodded, surprised, and wondering why I'd confide in a teacher, then grabbled my backpack and left the classroom.
1.1Sprawl or tumble on all fours.

Origin

late 16th century: probably from Dutch grabbelen 'scramble for a thing', from Middle Dutch grabben (see grab).

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