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

  Dimple \Dim"ple\, n. [Prob. a nasalized dim. of dip. See {Dip},
     and cf. {Dimble}.]
     1. A slight natural depression or indentation on the surface
        of some part of the body, esp. on the cheek or chin.
        --Milton.
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              The dimple of her chin.               --Prior.
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     2. A slight indentation on any surface.
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              The garden pool's dark surface . . .
              Breaks into dimples small and bright. --Wordsworth.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Dimple \Dim"ple\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Dimpled}; p. pr. & vb. n.
     {Dimpling}.]
     To form dimples; to sink into depressions or little
     inequalities.
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           And smiling eddies dimpled on the main.  --Dryden.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

  Dimple \Dim"ple\, v. t.
     To mark with dimples or dimplelike depressions. --Shak.
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From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:

  dimple
       n 1: a chad that has been punched or dimpled but all four corners
            are still attached [syn: {dimpled chad}, {pregnant chad}]
       2: any slight depression in a surface; "there are approximately
          336 dimples on a golf ball"
       3: a small natural hollow in the cheek or chin; "His dimple
          appeared whenever he smiled"
       v 1: mark with, or as if with, dimples; "drops dimpled the smooth
            stream"
       2: produce dimples while smiling; "The child dimpled up to the
          adults"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "dimple":
     alveolation, alveolus, cockle, dent, depress, dint, engrave, fret,
     furrow, gouge, honeycomb, impress, impression, imprint, indent,
     indentation, indention, indenture, notch, pit, pock, pockmark,
     press in, print, punch, punch in, recess, riffle, set back, set in,
     stamp, sunken part, tamp
  
  

















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