bedabble

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Etymology[edit]

From be- +‎ dabble.

Verb[edit]

bedabble (third-person singular simple present bedabbles, present participle bedabbling, simple past and past participle bedabbled)

  1. To dabble about or all over with moisture; make something wet by sprinkling or spattering water, paint, or other liquid on it.
    • A Midsummer Night's Dream, by William Shakespeare
      Bedabbled with the dew, and torn with briers; I can no further crawl, no further go.

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