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 for dibble
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dibble \Dib"ble\, n. [See Dibble, v. i.]
     A pointed implement used to make holes in the ground in which
     no set out plants or to plant seeds.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dibble \Dib"ble\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Dibbled; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Dibbling.] [Freq. of Prov. E. dib, for dip to thrust in.
     See Dip.]
     To dib or dip frequently, as in angling. --Walton.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Dibble \Dib"ble\, v. t.
     1. To plant with a dibble; to make holes in (soil) with a
        dibble, for planting.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To make holes or indentations in, as if with a dibble.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The clayey soil around it was dibbled thick at the
              time by the tiny hoofs of sheep.      --H. Miller.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  dibble
      n 1: a wooden hand tool with a pointed end; used to make holes
           in the ground for planting seeds or bulbs [syn: dibble,
           dibber]
      v 1: plant with a wooden hand tool; "dibble Spring bulbs"
      2: make a hole with a wooden hand tool; "dibble the ground"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  46 Moby Thesaurus words for "dibble":
     angle, bait the hook, bed, bob, broadcast, clam, dap, dib,
     disseminate, drill, drive, fish, fly-fish, forest, gig, go fishing,
     grig, guddle, implant, inseminate, jack, jacklight, jig, net,
     plant, pot, put in, reforest, reset, retimber, scatter seed, seed,
     seed down, seine, seminate, set, shrimp, sow, sow broadcast, spin,
     still-fish, torch, transplant, trawl, troll, whale
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Dibble, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
     Population (2000):    289
     Housing Units (2000): 120
     Land area (2000):     2.659524 sq. miles (6.888136 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.659524 sq. miles (6.888136 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            20650
     Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
     Location:             35.040060 N, 97.639805 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Dibble, OK
      Dibble
  

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