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6 definitions found
 for Drizzle
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ling \Ling\ (l[i^]ng), n. [OE. lenge; akin to D. leng, G.
     l[aum]nge, Dan. lange, Sw. l[*a]nga, Icel. langa. So named
     from its being long. See Long, a.] (Zool.)
     (a) A large, marine, gadoid fish ({Molva vulgaris) of
         Northern Europe and Greenland. It is valued as a food
         fish and is largely salted and dried. Called also
         drizzle.
     (b) The burbot of Lake Ontario.
     (c) An American hake of the genus Phycis. [Canada]
     (d) A New Zealand food fish of the genus Genypterus. The
         name is also locally applied to other fishes, as the
         cultus cod, the mutton fish, and the cobia.
         [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drizzle \Driz"zle\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drizzled; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Drizzling.] [Prop. freq. of AS. dre['o]san to fall. See
     Dreary.]
     To rain slightly in very small drops; to fall, as water from
     the clouds, slowly and in fine particles; as, it drizzles;
     drizzling drops or rain. "Drizzling tears." --Spenser.
  
     Syn: mizzle, misle.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drizzle \Driz"zle\, v. t.
     To shed slowly in minute drops or particles. "The air doth
     drizzle dew." --Shak.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Drizzle \Driz"zle\, n.
     A fine rain or mist. --Halliwell.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  drizzle
      n 1: very light rain; stronger than mist but less than a shower
           [syn: drizzle, mizzle]
      v 1: rain lightly; "When it drizzles in summer, hiking can be
           pleasant" [syn: drizzle, mizzle]
      2: moisten with fine drops; "drizzle the meat with melted
         butter" [syn: drizzle, moisten]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  35 Moby Thesaurus words for "drizzle":
     Scotch mist, blood rain, drum, evening mist, fall, flurry,
     gout of rain, mist, misty rain, mizzle, moisture, patter, pelt,
     pitter-patter, pour, pour with rain, precipitate, precipitation,
     rain, rain tadpoles, raindrop, rainfall, rainwater, sheet of rain,
     shower, shower down, spatter, spit, splatter, sprinkle, stream,
     tattoo, unfrozen hydrometeor, weep, wet
  
  

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