Definitions of Dabbed

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Usage examples for Dabbed

  1. He absently extracted a large, dark green leaf from the pocket of his doublet and dabbed it in a paste he kept in a crumpled paper. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  2. Robbins' cough was heard on the stairs, and his lordship dabbed the delicacy away in the handiest place, and turned towards the door as the butler appeared in the hall. – Lady Maude's Mania by George Manville Fenn
  3. Her hands were chafed, water dabbed upon her forehead, and a piece of brown paper burned under her nose by Mrs. Hearty. – Adventures of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins
  4. " I think he will, then," contradicted Jenny as she dabbed her nose with the powder- puff. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  5. Brent shivered and dabbed grudgingly with cold water at the face upon which a stubble of beard had begun to bristle. – A Pagan of the Hills by Charles Neville Buck
  6. Setting her down in a corner, Jimmy became himself again, and dabbed his heated brow with his handkerchief carefully, so as not to disturb the makeup. – Revenge! by by Robert Barr
  7. Trix dabbed the stump of her cigarette on the table. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  8. She turned her back on him and hastily dabbed her eyes. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  9. While we waited she took out a little, gold powder- box with a mirror in the lid, shook the poor little puff as though she loathed it, and dabbed her lovely nose. – The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield
  10. The other members of the party now rode up, and the Queen dabbed her eyes with her handkerchief, and pretended not to have been crying. – The Firelight Fairy Book by Henry Beston
  11. Then he turned aside to pay the transport- rider, and the exile dabbed her swollen face with a rouge- stained, lace- edged handkerchief, and went out to get into the waggon. – The Dop Doctor by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
  12. Denny dabbed at his forehead. – The Raid on the Termites by Paul Ernst
  13. He had his cape fastened around his neck to hide his shirtlessness, and he dabbed at his face with his handkerchief, wiping away the soot. – Tom of the Raiders by Austin Bishop
  14. She dabbed her eyes with a futile handkerchief. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  15. " You will have to remain here for two months," I ventured to explain to her, coloring like a lobster dabbed into hot water. – The Blunders of a Bashful Man by Metta Victoria Fuller Victor