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 for drib
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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               He who drives their bargain dribs a part. --Dryden.
     (c) To lead along step by step; to entice.
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               With daily lies she dribs thee into cost. --
                                                    Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drib \Drib\, v. t. & i. (Archery)
     To shoot (a shaft) so as to pierce on the descent. [Obs.]
     --Sir P. Sidney.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drib \Drib\, n.
     1. A drop. [Obs.] --Swift.
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     2. a small portion or small amount of anything; -- used
        mostly in the phrase dribs and drabs.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  drib
      n 1: a small indefinite quantity (especially of a liquid); "he
           had a drop too much to drink"; "a drop of each sample was
           analyzed"; "there is not a drop of pity in that man";
           "years afterward, they would pay the blood-money, driblet
           by driblet"--Kipling [syn: drop, drib, driblet]

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