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dottle

or dot·tel

[ dot-l ]
/ ˈdɒt l /
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noun
the plug of half-smoked tobacco in the bottom of a pipe after smoking.
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Origin of dottle

1815–25; dial. dot small lump (probably identical with dot1) + -le
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British Dictionary definitions for dottle

dottle

dottel

/ (ˈdɒtəl) /

noun
the plug of tobacco left in a pipe after smoking

Word Origin for dottle

C15: diminutive of dot lump; see dot 1
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