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 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]


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