Definition of Nibbled

1. Verb. (past of nibble) ¹



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Definition of Nibbled

1. nibble [v] - See also: nibble

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nibbled

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niacinamide
niacinamides
niacinate
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nialamide
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niaprazine
niasome
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nibbled (current term)
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Literary usage of Nibbled

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1. A Biographical Dictionary of Eminent Scotsmen by Robert Chambers (1835)
"Robert Burns, when the mice nibbled away hi« corn, laid— ' I'll get a blessing wi' the lure, And never miss 't.' ''•'.here he expected one, you may expect a ..."

2. A Pilgrimage to the Holy Land by Alphonse de Lamartine (1838)
"... the goat which I had procured to supply her with milk, and with the handsome greyhound which licked her lily hands, and nibbled her long flaxen hair. ..."

3. A Dissertation on the Rights to the Sea Shores and to the Soil and Bed of by James Jerwood, Henry Alworth Merewether (1850)
"... be no kind of doubt that her Majesty would readily consent to its becoming law; but the prerogative of the crown must not be stealthily nibbled away. ..."

4. Pleasant Recollections of Characters and Works of Noble Men: With Old Scenes by John Burgess (1887)
"... out my breakfast on those things, and merely nibbled a little bread, and was quite satisfied. I was shortly on my journey to visit others. ..."

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