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dabber

[ dab-er ]
/ ˈdæb ər /
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noun

a person or thing that dabs.
a cushionlike article used for applying ink, as by printers and engravers.

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Origin of dabber

First recorded in 1780–90; dab1 + -er1

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British Dictionary definitions for dabber

dabber
/ (ˈdæbə) /

noun

a pad used by printers for applying ink by hand
a felt-tip pen with a very broad writing point, used especially by bingo players to cancel numbers on their cards
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