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  2  definitions  found 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  driblet 
  n  :  a  small  quantity  of  liquid;  "one  drop  of  each  sample  was 
  analyzed";  "any  child  with  a  drop  of  negro  blood  was 
  legally  a  negro"  [syn:  {drop}] 




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