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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Perhaps from Old English dreosan 'to fall'

drizzle

1 verb
     
drizā€§zle1
1DN

it is drizzling

if it is drizzling, light rain and mist come out of the sky:
The rain isn't too bad - it's only drizzling.
2 [transitive always + adverb/preposition] to let a liquid fall on food in a small stream or in small drops:
Drizzle the soy sauce over the chicken.

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