Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Scribble (Page: 1292)

Scrib"ble (?), v. t. [Cf. Scrabble.] (Woolen Manuf.) To card coarsely; to run through the scribling machine.


Scribble (Page: 1292)

Scrib"ble, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scribbled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Scribling (?).] [From Scrible.]

1. To write hastily or carelessly, without regard to correctness or elegance; as, to scribble a letter.

2. To fill or cover with careless or worthless writing.


Scribble (Page: 1292)

Scrib"ble, v. i. To write without care, elegance, or value; to scrawl.

If Mævius scribble in Apollo's spite. Pope.

Scribble (Page: 1292)

Scrib"ble, n. Hasty or careless writing; a writing of little value; a scrawl; as, a hasty scribble. Boyle.

Neither did I but vacant seasons spend In this my scribble. Bunyan.