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  5  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dibble  \Dib"ble\,  n.  [See  {Dibble},  v.  i.] 
  A  pointed  implement  used  to  make  holes  in  the  ground  in  which 
  no  set  out  plants  or  to  plant  seeds. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dibble  \Dib"ble\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dibbled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Dibbling}.]  [Freq.  of  Prov.  E.  dib,  for  dip  to  thrust  in 
  See  {Dip}.] 
  To  dib  or  dip  frequently,  as  in  angling.  --Walton. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dibble  \Dib"ble\,  v.  t. 
  1.  To  plant  with  a  dibble;  to  make  holes  in  (soil)  with  a 
  dibble,  for  planting. 
 
  2.  To  make  holes  or  indentations  in  as  if  with  a  dibble. 
 
  The  clayey  soil  around  it  was  dibbled  thick  at  the 
  time  by  the  tiny  hoofs  of  sheep.  --H.  Miller. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dibble 
  n  :  a  wooden  hand  tool  with  a  pointed  end  used  to  make  holes  in 
  the  ground  for  planting  seeds  or  bulbs  [syn:  {dibber}] 
  v  1:  plant  with  a  dibble 
  2:  make  a  hole  with  a  dibble  or  as  if  with  a  dibble:  "dibble 
  the  ground" 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Dibble,  OK  (town,  FIPS  20650) 
  Location:  35.03402  N,  97.62804  W 
  Population  (1990):  181  (68  housing  units) 
  Area:  6.5  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 




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