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[dahr-tl] /ˈdɑr tl/
verb (used with or without object), dartled, dartling.
to dart or shoot forth repeatedly.
Origin of dartle
First recorded in 1850-55; dart + -le Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Her gown, what there was of it, was of black gauze emblazoned with dartling sequins of deep blue.

    The Witness Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  • The lap-lap of the water, the long slow rise and fall, and the dartling flying-fish apparently claimed their attention.

    Parrot & Co. Harold MacGrath

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