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Dibble was subsequently named deputy chief of mission at the U.S. Embassy in London.

Jones and Dibble were responsible for security in Libya, Maxwell and three State Department officials said.

The House vote was followed three days later by a vote in the Senate, led by Scott Dibble, an openly gay senator.

Ann Dibble Jordan is a former Chicagoan with deep ties to the University of Chicago, where she is a trustee emeritus.

A dibble made of a round and sharp-pointed stick is the usual tool for making holes when setting tomato and other plants.

“A dibble and a corn-dropper will be more in his way than the rifle, for some weeks to come,” said Mr. Howell.

I saw you always used the right leg to jam down the dibble with, and then you kicked the hole full with the right heel.

The soles of their feet were sore with the pressure needed to jam the dibble through the tough turf.

Put the plant in its place, thrust the dibble down at a sharp angle with the plant, and below it, and move it up to it.


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On this page you'll find 16 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dibble, such as: auger, awl, bit, borer, corkscrew, and countersink.

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