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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dimple  \Dim"ple\,  n.  [Prob.  a  nasalized  dim.  of  dip.  See  {Dip}, 
  and  cf  {Dimble}.] 
  1.  A  slight  natural  depression  or  indentation  on  the  surface 
  of  some  part  of  the  body,  esp.  on  the  cheek  or  chin. 
  --Milton. 
 
  The  dimple  of  her  chin.  --Prior. 
 
  2.  A  slight  indentation  on  any  surface. 
 
  The  garden  pool's  dark  surface  .  .  .  Breaks  into 
  dimples  small  and  bright.  --Wordsworth. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dimple  \Dim"ple\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dimpled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Dimpling}.] 
  To  form  dimples;  to  sink  into  depressions  or  little 
  inequalities. 
 
  And  smiling  eddies  dimpled  on  the  main.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dimple  \Dim"ple\,  v.  t. 
  To  mark  with  dimples  or  dimplelike  depressions.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dimple 
  n  1:  any  slight  depression  in  a  surface;  "there  are  approximately 
  336  dimples  on  a  golf  ball" 
  2:  a  small  natural  hollow  in  the  cheek  or  chin;  "His  dimple 
  appeared  whenever  he  smiled" 
  v  1:  mark  with  or  as  if  with  dimples;  "drops  dimpled  the  smooth 
  stream" 
  2:  produce  dimples  while  smiling;  "The  child  dimpled  up  to  the 
  adults" 




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