- to draggle; make or become wet and dirty.
Origin of drabble
- Margaret,born 1939, English novelist.
Examples from the Web for drabble
Historical Examples of drabble
There was a wall between Cleg and the Drabble, a wall with a place for your toes.
After that the Drabble, an it liked him, might steal all the collars in the Pleasance.
The Drabble had a reason, or at least an excuse, for being on the spot.
He merely stated what he meant to do to the Drabble when he met him again.
He was not a policeman, and if the Drabble wished to get into the lock-up, it was not his business.
- to make or become wet or dirty
Word Origin for drabble
- 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