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drabble

Line breaks: drab¦ble
Pronunciation: /ˈdrab(ə)l
 
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Definition of drabble in English:

verb

archaic
Make or become wet and dirty by movement into or through muddy water: [with object]: clip off the down at the tail to prevent their being drabbled [no object]: the poor fellows who had to drabble through the mire

Origin

Middle English: from Low German drabbelen 'paddle in water or mire', from drabbe 'mire'.

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