Dabble

Dab"ble

, v. i. 1. To play in water, as with the hands; to paddle or splash in mud or water.
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Where the duck dabbles 'mid the rustling sedge.
Wordsworth.
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2. To work in slight or superficial manner; to do in a small way; to tamper; to meddle. "Dabbling here and there with the text." Atterbury.
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During the first year at Dumfries, Burns for the first time began to dabble in politics.
J. C. Shairp.
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