The fore part of the tube must then be well washed, and afterwards dried with bibulous paper.
In a general way we attributed it to the bibulous set at the Corners.
Grandfather Pinnievitch, deprived of even pipe tobacco by his bibulous son-in-law, whined and complained by the hour.
The bibulous passenger was severely shaken, but very dignified.
To his horror the face of the bibulous cabman had lost all its "colour," and was of a pale greenish hue.
I shall waste my talents intellectual and bibulous on him no longer.
The paper is washed in distilled water and dried, as nearly as possible, between folds of bibulous paper.
The sullen Sharps would speak, and the bibulous Cheyenne go headlong.
Every member of the bibulous party was as happy as he knew how to be.
After a time a white, crystalline mass is formed, which must be drained, and dried by pressure between folds of bibulous paper.
1670s, "spongy, absorbent," from Latin bibulus "drinking readily, given to drink;" of things, "absorbent; moistened," from bibere "to drink" (see imbibe). Meaning "fond of drink" attested in English by 1861.