Definition of dottle in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈdɒt(ə)l/


A remnant of tobacco left in a pipe after smoking.
Example sentences
  • If you are experiencing "tongue bite" or "dottle" at the bottom of your pipe bowl, chances are you are packing your pipe too tightly.


Late Middle English (denoting a plug for a barrel or other container): from dot1 + -le1.

Words that rhyme with dottle

axolotl, bottle, glottal, mottle, pottle, throttle, wattle

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Line breaks: dot¦tle

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