from The Century Dictionary.

  • To grope.


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  • In all which matters there were many obvious occasions for those little attentions which are much valued by persons in like situations; and Tom was not sorry that the boys had voted the whole preparations a bore, and had gone off to the brook to 'gropple' in the bank for crayfish till the shooting began.

    Tom Brown at Oxford Thomas Hughes 1859

  • O'BRIEN: So it's halfway between snow and sleet is gropple, is it?

    CNN Transcript Mar 2, 2006 2006


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