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

  Scribble \Scrib"ble\, v. i.
     To write without care, elegance, or value; to scrawl.
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           If Maevius scribble in Apollo's spite.   --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scribble \Scrib"ble\, v. t. [Cf. Scrabble.] (Woolen Manuf.)
     To card coarsely; to run through the scribbling machine.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scribble \Scrib"ble\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Scribbled (-b'ld);
     p. pr. & vb. n. Scribbling (-bl[i^]ng).] [From Scribe.]
     1. To write hastily or carelessly, without regard to
        correctness or elegance; as, to scribble a letter.
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     2. To fill or cover with careless or worthless writing.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scribble \Scrib"ble\, n.
     Hasty or careless writing; a writing of little value; a
     scrawl; as, a hasty scribble. --Boyle.
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           Neither did I but vacant seasons spend
           In this my scribble.                     --Bunyan.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  scribble
      n 1: poor handwriting [syn: scribble, scratch, scrawl,
           cacography]
      2: an aimless drawing [syn: scribble, scrabble, doodle]
      v 1: write down quickly without much attention to detail [syn:
           scribble, scrabble]
      2: write carelessly [syn: scribble, scrawl]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  31 Moby Thesaurus words for "scribble":
     anamorphosis, bad likeness, barbouillage, botch, burlesque,
     caricature, daub, distortion, doodle, hen scratches, hen tracks,
     illegibility, indecipherability, jot down, misdraw, mispaint,
     parody, pattes de mouche, pothookery, pothooks,
     pothooks and hangers, scrabble, scratch, scrawl, scribbling,
     scribe, squiggle, travesty, undecipherability, unreadability,
     write
  
  

From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  scribble
   n.
  
      To modify a data structure in a random and unintentionally destructive way.
      ?Bletch! Somebody's disk-compactor program went berserk and scribbled on
      the i-node table.? ?It was working fine until one of the allocation
      routines scribbled on low core.? Synonymous with trash; compare mung,
      which conveys a bit more intention, and mangle, which is more violent and
      final.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  scribble
  
     To modify a data structure in a random and unintentionally
     destructive way.  "Bletch! Somebody's disk-compactor program
     went berserk and scribbled on the i-node table."  "It was
     working fine until one of the allocation routines scribbled on
     low core."  Synonymous with trash; compare mung, which
     conveys a bit more intention, and mangle, which is more
     violent and final.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  

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