Dibbled
Dibble Dib"ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dibbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dibbling}.] [Freq. of Prov. E. dib, for dip to thrust in. See {Dip}.] To dib or dip frequently, as in angling. --Walton. [1913 Webster]

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  • dibbled — dib·ble || dɪbl n. small pointed digging tool v. set plants with use of a dibble (small, pointed digging tool) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Dibble — Dib ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dibbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dibbling}.] [Freq. of Prov. E. dib, for dip to thrust in. See {Dip}.] To dib or dip frequently, as in angling. Walton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dibble — Dib ble, v. t. 1. To plant with a dibble; to make holes in (soil) with a dibble, for planting. [1913 Webster] 2. To make holes or indentations in, as if with a dibble. [1913 Webster] The clayey soil around it was dibbled thick at the time by the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Dibbling — Dibble Dib ble, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dibbled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dibbling}.] [Freq. of Prov. E. dib, for dip to thrust in. See {Dip}.] To dib or dip frequently, as in angling. Walton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dibble — I. noun Etymology: Middle English debylle Date: 15th century a small hand implement used to make holes in the ground for plants, seeds, or bulbs II. transitive verb (dibbled; dibbling) Date: 1583 1. to plant with a dibble 2. to make holes in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • dibble — dibbler, n. /dib euhl/, n., v., dibbled, dibbling. n. 1. Also, dibber /dib euhr/. a small, hand held, pointed implement for making holes in soil for planting seedlings, bulbs, etc. v.t. 2. to make a hole (in the ground) with or as if with a… …   Universalium

  • dibble — /ˈdɪbəl/ (say dibuhl) verb (t) (dibbled, dibbling) to make a hole in (the ground) with or as with a dibbler (dibbler1 def. 2). {Middle English dibbel, debylle an instrument for planting seeds} …   Australian English dictionary

  • dibble — [dib′ərdib′əl] n. [ME dibbel, prob. < dibben: see DIB] a pointed tool used to make holes in the soil for seeds, bulbs, or young plants: also called dibber [dib′ər] vt. dibbled, dibbling 1. to make a hole in (the soil) with a dibble 2. to plant …   English World dictionary

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