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Dabber

Definition of Dabber:

part of speech: noun

One who or that which dabs: specifically, ( a) in printing, a ball formed of an elastic material and fitted with a handle, formerly used for inking a form of type: ( b) in engr. a silk- covered elastic ball used for spreading etching ground upon steel or copper plates: ( c) in stereotyping, a hard hair brush used in the papier- mache process for dabbing the back of the damp paper, and so driving it into the interstices of the type.

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Distended or swollen beyond the natural size; bloated; as, a turgid stream of water; turgid veins; inflated; bombastic; pompous; as, a turgid style in writing. ...

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