Dabbled
Dabble Dab"ble (d[a^]b"b'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dabbled} (d[a^]b"b'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dabbling} (d[a^]b"bl[i^]ng).] [Freq. of dab: cf. OD. dabbelen.] To wet by little dips or strokes; to spatter; to sprinkle; to moisten; to wet. ``Bright hair dabbled in blood.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]

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