Definition of Dabbed

1. Verb. (past of dab) ¹



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Definition of Dabbed

1. dab [v] - See also: dab

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dabbed

daalders
daals
dab
dab-handed
dab hand
dab hands
dabb
dabb lizard
dabb lizards
dabbawala
dabbawalas
dabbawalla
dabbawallah
dabbawallahs
dabbawallas
dabbed (current term)
dabber
dabbers
dabbing
dabbities
dabbity
dabble
dabbled
dabbler
dabblers
dabbles
dabbling
dabbling duck
dabbling ducks
dabblings

Literary usage of Dabbed

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1. Practical therapeutics by Edward John Waring (1874)
"and the lotion at once applied, the part being frequently dabbed with it. It is a good plan to sponge the skin just before using the lotion with a little ..."

2. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"After the scraping, a solution of chloride of zinc (thirty grains to the ounce) was dabbed over the surface. A self-retaining catheter was then passed into ..."

3. Fingerprint Directories by Sir Francis Galton (1895)
"The dabbed and the rolled prints have their respective uses, ... The simultaneously dabbed impressions of the four fingers of a hand afford an intrinsic ..."

4. The History of Wool and Woolcombing by James Burnley (1889)
"TERRY, W. and SCOTT, J. Tufts drawn from gills by jaws, dabbed into ... UNWIN, F. Fixed blades prevent fibre rising after being dabbed into small circle. ..."

5. The Book of the Lantern: Being a Practical Guide to the Working of the by Thomas Cradock Hepworth (1889)
"This must be diligently^ dabbed upon the glass until its stickiness almost disappears, and its upper margin is left without any hard lines. ..."

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