Dribblet
Dribblet Drib"blet, Driblet Drib"let, n. [From {Dribble}.] A small piece or part; a small sum; a small quantity of money in making up a sum; as, the money was paid in dribblets. [1913 Webster]

When made up in dribblets, as they could, their best securities were at an interest of twelve per cent. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dribblet — drib·blet || drɪblɪt n. drop; small amount; leak …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dribblet — obsolete variant of driblet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Driblet — Dribblet Drib blet, Driblet Drib let, n. [From {Dribble}.] A small piece or part; a small sum; a small quantity of money in making up a sum; as, the money was paid in dribblets. [1913 Webster] When made up in dribblets, as they could, their best… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • driblet — /drib lit/, n. 1. a small portion or part. 2. a small or petty sum. Also, dribblet. [1590 1600; obs. drib (v.) (see DRIBBLE) + LET] * * * …   Universalium

  • driblet — /ˈdrɪblət/ (say dribluht) noun 1. a small portion or part. 2. a small or petty sum. Also, dribblet. {dribble + et} …   Australian English dictionary

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