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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Dabble \Dab"ble\ (d[a^]b"b'l), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dabbled}
     (d[a^]b"b'ld); p. pr. & vb. n. {Dabbling} (d[a^]b"bl[i^]ng).]
     [Freq. of dab: cf. OD. dabbelen.]
     To wet by little dips or strokes; to spatter; to sprinkle; to
     moisten; to wet. "Bright hair dabbled in blood." --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

       adj : covered patchily; often used in combination; "waves dabbled
             with moonlight"; "a blood-spattered room"; "gardens
             splashed with color"; "kitchen walls splattered with
             grease" [syn: {spattered}, {splashed}, {splashy}, {splattered}]

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