Usage examples for drabs

  1. At first they merely made the round of the room, looking at the drabs who were jumping about. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  2. She watched over his buttons with a vigilance that would have softened the heart of the crustiest bachelor: she even gave herself the complexion of a lemon by wearing blue, because David liked the pretty contrast with his mother's drabs. – Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott
  3. It's a wretched collection of hovels and surly men and drabs of women and unkempt children, the poorest of poor- whites. – The Valiants of Virginia by Hallie Erminie Rives