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.

He who drives their bargain dribs a part. Dryden.

(c)

To lead along step by step; to entice

.

With daily lies she dribs thee into cost. Dryden.

 

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Drib (?), v. t. & i. Archery

To shoot (a shaft) so as to pierce on the descent.

[Obs.]

Sir P. Sidney.

 

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Drib, n.

A drop.

[Obs.]

Swift.

 

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