Definition of Gribbles

1. Noun. (plural of gribble) ¹



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Definition of Gribbles

1. gribble [n] - See also: gribble

Lexicographical Neighbors of Gribbles

greyly
greyness
greynesses
greys
greyscale
greyscaled
greyscales
greyscaling
greystone
greywacke
greywackes
greywater
greywaters
gri-gri
gribble
gribbles (current term)
gribenes
grice
griced
griceite
gricer
gricers
grices
gricing
gricings
grid
grid connection
grid electricity
grid metal
grid north

Literary usage of Gribbles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Gentleman's Magazine (1871)
"Alfred was thinking of the fate of the well-meaning gribbles, with their pretty, but badly-brought-up, daughter—a family which, in his desponding moments, ..."

2. Memories of the Months: Being Pages from the Notebook of a Field-naturalist by Herbert Maxwell (1897)
"Now, however, gribbles are better educated. gribbles creep between the protecting wires and devour hundreds of miles of guttapercha, leaving the copper ..."

3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"I think this word is applied to any seedling tree or shrub, and is not confined to an apple-tree. The young plants sold by seedsmen are called gribbles. 2. ..."

4. Elementary Textbook of Economic Zoology and Entomology by Vernon Lyman Kellogg, Rennie Wilbur Doane (1915)
"These gribbles attack and destroy much floating and water-logged timber that might otherwise become serious obstructions to navigation. ..."

5. Constitution of the State of North-Carolina: Together with the Ordinances by North Carolina (1868)
"AN ORDINANCE TO DIVORCE WINNEY gribbles AND ... divoro in Convention assembled, That the nuptial tie between Winney gribbles and James ..."

6. A History of the New York Stage from the First Performance in 1732 to 1901 by Thomas Allston Brown (1903)
"Mrs. WG Jones (announced as Mrs. Cooke) made her first appearance here in two years July 9, as Fanny gribbles in " An Object of Interest," and between the ..."

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