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dribblet


dribblet


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dribblet  \Drib"blet\,  Driblet  \Drib"let\,  n.  [From  {Dribble}.] 
  A  small  piece  or  part  a  small  sum;  a  small  quantity  of  money 
  in  making  up  a  sum;  as  the  money  was  paid  in  dribblets. 
 
  When  made  up  in  dribblets,  as  they  could  their  best 
  securities  were  at  an  interest  of  twelve  per  cent. 
  --Burke.