Drabbing
Drab Drab, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Drabbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drabbing}.] To associate with strumpets; to wench. --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

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  • Drab — Drab, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Drabbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drabbing}.] To associate with strumpets; to wench. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Drabbed — Drab Drab, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Drabbed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Drabbing}.] To associate with strumpets; to wench. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drab — I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1515 1. slattern 2. prostitute II. intransitive verb (drabbed; drabbing) Date: 1599 to associate with prostitutes III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • drab — drab1 drably, adv. drabness, n. /drab/, adj., drabber, drabbest, n. adj. 1. dull; cheerless; lacking in spirit, brightness, etc. 2. having the color drab. n. 3. dull gray; dull brownish or yellowish gray …   Universalium

  • drab — I. /dræb / (say drab) adjective (drabber, drabbest) 1. having a dull brownish or grey colour. 2. dull; cheerless. –noun 3. dull grey; dull brownish or yellowish grey. {French drap cloth. See drape} –drably, adverb –drabness, noun II. /dræb / ( …   Australian English dictionary

  • drab — drab1 [drab] n. [< OFr drap, cloth < VL drappus < IE * drop < base * der , to skin] 1. a kind of cloth, esp. a yellowish brown wool 2. a dull yellowish brown adj. drabber, drabbest 1. of a dull yellowish brown color …   English World dictionary

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