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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drib  \Drib\,  v.  t.  &  i.  (Archery) 
  To  shoot  (a  shaft)  so  as  to  pierce  on  the  descent.  [Obs.] 
  --Sir  P.  Sidney. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drib  \Drib\,  n. 
  A  drop.  [Obs.]  --Swift. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Drib  \Drib\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Dribbed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Dribbing}.]  [Cf.  {Drip}.] 
  To  do  by  little  and  little;  as: 
  a  To  cut  off  by  a  little  at  a  time;  to  crop. 
  b  To  appropriate  unlawfully;  to  filch;  to  defalcate. 
 
  He  who  drives  their  bargain  dribs  a  part  --Dryden. 
  c  To  lead  along  step  by  step;  to  entice. 
 
  With  daily  lies  she  dribs  thee  into  cost.  -- 
  Dryden. 




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