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Usage examples for Dabster

  1. Can a more triumphant imbecile, a more abject dabster a more stercoraceous bourgeois be found! – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  2. " But I mean the big brother stuff," his companion said; " I'm not so much of a dabster at that. – Tom Slade at Black Lake by Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  3. The major was at first not a little surprised at the manner of his visitor; but being himself a dabster at great things, he soon recognized the quality of the new comer, and came forth to meet him in all his uniform, not even forgetting his three cornered hat, which he passed with his left hand while making an unexceptionable bow. – The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams
  4. I'm something of a dabster at law myself, and I'll see that Kitsong don't railroad you into jail. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  5. " Yes, I was a dabster at it when I was in the -- th. – Burr Junior by G. Manville Fenn
  6. Johnny is a dabster at that. – Dick in the Everglades by A. W. Dimock
  7. " I'll admit you're a dabster Evelyn, dear," she cried, " but you will have to get up early in the morning to get the best of your little friend." – Lucile Triumphant by Elizabeth M. Duffield
  8. However, as generals were not always to be judged either by their epistles or conversation, so the rotund figure, he thought, might prove himself a dabster in war as well as politics. – The Life and Adventures of Maj. Roger Sherman Potter by "Pheleg Van Trusedale" A pseudonym for Francis Colburn Adams
  9. But I was afraid of Stone- he's a born dabster at mathematics, you know, and I only hold my own in them by hard digging." – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  10. Here is where the dabster betrays himself. – If You're Going to Live in the Country by Thomas H. Ormsbee and Richmond Huntley
  11. You could use a knuckle- dabster of fur or cloth to rest your hand on, but it was considered effeminate, and in the excitement you were apt to forget it, anyway. – A Boy's Town by W. D. Howells