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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. 2. To fill or cover with careless or worthless writing. Scribbling Scrib"bling, n. [See 1st
Scribble.] The act or process of carding coarsely. Scribbling machine, the machine used for the first carding of wool or other fiber; -- called also scribbler. Scribbling Scrib"bling, a. Writing hastily or poorly. Ye newspaper witlings! ye pert scribbling folks! --Goldsmith.
Scribbling Scrib"bling, n. The act of writing hastily or idly.
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