dibber

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dib +‎ -er

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dibber ‎(plural dibbers)

  1. A tool with a handle on one end and a point on the other, used in the garden to poke holes in preparation for planting seeds, bulbs, etc. Also known as a dibble or dib.
    • 1850, The Journal of the Horticultural Society of London
      In dry weather, when plants are drawn out of the seed bed, and planted with a common dibber, receiving daily dribblings of water, many will perish, and all are materially injured.
  2. One who dibs.

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