Trickled
Trickle Tric"kle (tr[i^]k"k'l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trickled} (tr[i^]k"k'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Trickling} (tr[i^]k"kl[i^]ng).] [OE. triklen, probably for striklen, freq. of striken to flow, AS. str[imac]can. See {Strike}, v. t.] To flow in a small, gentle stream; to run in drops. [1913 Webster]

His salt tears trickled down as rain. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

Fast beside there trickled softly down A gentle stream. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • trickle — trick‧le [ˈtrɪkl] verb [intransitive] to move somewhere slowly and in very small numbers or amounts: • Only four or five customers had trickled in by 11:30. • Details of the programs have trickled out over the past weeks, but haven t been widely …   Financial and business terms

  • trick|le — «TRIHK uhl», verb, led, ling, noun. –v.i. 1. to flow or fall in drops: »Tears trickled down her cheeks. SYNONYM(S): drip, dribble, ooze. 2. to flow in a very small stream: »The brook trickled through the valley. Salt trickled from a hole in the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Trickle — Tric kle (tr[i^]k k l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trickled} (tr[i^]k k ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Trickling} (tr[i^]k kl[i^]ng).] [OE. triklen, probably for striklen, freq. of striken to flow, AS. str[imac]can. See {Strike}, v. t.] To flow in a small,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Trickling — Trickle Tric kle (tr[i^]k k l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Trickled} (tr[i^]k k ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Trickling} (tr[i^]k kl[i^]ng).] [OE. triklen, probably for striklen, freq. of striken to flow, AS. str[imac]can. See {Strike}, v. t.] To flow in a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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