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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
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]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
52 Moby Thesaurus words for "driblet":
ace, atom, bit, dab, dole, dot, dram, dribble, droplet, dwarf,
farthing, fleck, flyspeck, fragment, globule, gobbet, grain,
granule, groat, hair, handful, iota, jot, little, little bit,
minim, minimum, minutiae, mite, modicum, molecule, mote, nutshell,
ounce, particle, pebble, pinch, pittance, point, scrimption,
scruple, smidgen, smitch, speck, spoonful, spot, thimbleful,
tiny bit, tittle, trifling amount, trivia, whit
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