Definitions of Dabbed

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Usage examples for Dabbed

  1. She turned her back on him and hastily dabbed her eyes. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  2. Trix dabbed the stump of her cigarette on the table. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  3. 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
  4. " I think he will, then," contradicted Jenny as she dabbed her nose with the powder- puff. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. But they did not fall; she dabbed viciously at her eyes. – The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory
  9. " 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
  10. 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
  11. I do not like to have any powder dabbed on my face when I am through shaving. – Cobb's Anatomy by Irvin S. Cobb
  12. 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
  13. He pulled out his handkerchief and dabbed her wet cheeks with clumsy tenderness. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  14. She dabbed fiercely at her burning eyes with her handkerchief and read it again. – Short Cruises by W.W. Jacobs
  15. Denny dabbed at his forehead. – The Raid on the Termites by Paul Ernst
  16. 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
  17. Then he dabbed a sponge over his face, pressed his hands to his temples and, steadying himself, unlocked the door. – The Varmint by Owen Johnson F. R. Gruger
  18. 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
  19. She dabbed her eyes with a futile handkerchief. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  20. 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