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Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

pibble (plural pibbles)

  1. Obsolete form of pebble. [15th–17th c.]

Etymology 2 edit

Contraction of pit bull.

Noun edit

pibble (plural pibbles)

  1. (informal, endearing) A pit bull terrier.
    • 2015 October 7, Elizabeth Medora, “Posey: The Little Pibble That Can”, in The Foothills Focus, page 10:
      In many ways, one-year-old Posey is just an average "pibble."
    • 2017 November 23, “Adopt me!”, in Inlander, page 93:
      Meet Jax! He is a sweet, wiggly pibble.
    • 2019, Suzanne Allard, "Liz Makes a Comeback," 4 Legs & a Tail, Winter 2019, pages 8-9:
      Our Liz jumps with all her feet off the floor when we spell w- a- l- k, now with that pibble smile ear to ear.
    • For more quotations using this term, see Citations:pibble.
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