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Drabble

[drab-uh l]
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noun
  1. Margaret,born 1939, English novelist.
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British Dictionary definitions for margaret drabble

drabble

verb
  1. to make or become wet or dirty

Word Origin

C14: from Low German drabbelen to paddle in mud; related to drab ²

Drabble

noun
  1. Dame Margaret. born 1939, British novelist and editor. Her novels include The Needle's Eye (1972), The Radiant Way (1987), and The Seven Sisters (2002). She edited the 1985 edition of the Oxford Companion to Literature
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