No day was wholly wasted if it left dib Heglin nursing a bloody nose.
In his play he sometimes says to himself, dib acht (take care)!
dibble, dib′l, n. a pointed tool used for making holes to put seed or plants in—also dibb′er.
dib, who knew how to add two and two, would know that the Mundees' harvest was ended.
Uncle dib seemed happy, and evidently had a keen sense of what the consistency of the stew must be to make the flounder palatable.
"The dib is making a fuss about nothing, bad business," said Saint-Avit.
[probably fr divvy]