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Wabble

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To Wábble. v.n. [A low, barbarous word.] To shake; to move from side to side.

If in your work you find it wabble; that is, that one side of the flat inclines to the right or left hand, with soft blows of an hammer set it to rights, and then screw it hard up. Moxon.

Sources: Moxon, Joseph (21)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Wabble." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: November 4, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=1821.


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