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 Dab’bat [the Beast].Dab’chick. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Dabble.
 
To dabble in the funds; to dabble in politicsi.e. to do something in them in a small way. (Dutch, dabbelen, our dip and tap.)   1
 


 Dab’bat [the Beast].Dab’chick. 

 
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