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dab in Fish topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdabdab1 /dæb/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 AMOUNTa small amount of something that you put onto a surfacedab of 🔊 a dab of butter2 TOUCHa light touch with your hand, a cloth etc 🔊 She wiped her tears away with a dab of her handkerchief.3 → be a dab hand at/with something4 HBFa small flat fish5 → dabs
Examples from the Corpus
dab• A dab with a handkerchief and an early morning sniff was my subterfuge.• With big dabs of his brush, he began painting.• Hythe Range to Redoubt Wall for dabs, pout and rockling.• Tender sand dabs, half a dozen or so to an order, in a light batter, make a good choice.• An absolute pristine typical Redesmere roach of old, complete with dab of orange under its chin.• Dungeness beach yielded dabs to black lugworm.dab of• Add a dab of butter and some parsley.