To Da'bble. v.a. [dabbelen, Dutch.] To smear; to daub; to spatter; to besprinkle; to wet.
Then came by
A shadow like an angel, with bright hair
Dabbled in blood. Shakespeare's Richard III.
I scarified, and dabbled the wound with oil of turpentine. Wiseman's Surgery.
Mean while the South, rising with dabbled wings,
A sable cloud athwart the welkin flings. Swift.