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Old November 30th, 2019, 10:49 AM
Daniel B Widdis
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Default [Dixonary] Round 3031: Vote for GRUBBLE

Greetings from pierside in Ensenada, where I have successfully escaped the overcast darkness of Seattle to find myself in sunshine and clear blue skies!Â*Â* Holiday escape successful!

As for those of you still trapped in late Autumn’s clutches (players down under excepted) here are a baker’s dozen definitions for GRUBBLE. Please vote for two, by public reply to this message, before the deadline just over 35 hours from now, at 11:00 PM EST on Sunday, December 01, 2019, or 8:00 PM PST.Â* That’s the middle of the night Monday morning in Europe and Monday early afternoon in Oceania.Â* I’m on vacation and the beach is calling, so exact time zone conversions are left as an exercise for the reader.

1. to obsessively question anything given to you to eat [modified from Ger.. grubeln to brood]

2. To climb, bare-handed and without equipment, over a sheer rock face.

3. Permeable broken stone backfilling a retaining wall.

4. Fishing for catfish using only bare hands.

5. The song thrush, Turdus philomelos.

6. To feel or grope in the dark.

7. To filch or steal.

8. to grasp; to seize.

9. [Printing] Pi from headline fonts.

10. to use substandard building materials.

11. to search untidily through many items; to rummage.

12. an echo of distant thunder caused by an air inversion.

13. Thin dry scales or scabs on the body; thin scales exfoliated from the body; dandruff.

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