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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.
THE BOY SETTLERSNOAH BROOKS
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 BOY SETTLERSNOAH BROOKS
The soles of their feet were sore with the pressure needed to jam the dibble through the tough turf.
THE BOY SETTLERSNOAH BROOKS
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.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
I therefore warn every dibble user to be sure to crowd over the soil well, especially at the lower end of the hole.
In spite of this warning, if anyone is hardy enough to use a dibble, let him choose the flat style, not the round one.
The next day I went to see Brother Dibble, and found the house where he lay surrounded by the mob.
The information of Davie Dibble, which had spread such general alarm at Monkbarns, proved to be strictly correct.
THE ANTIQUARY, COMPLETESIR WALTER SCOTT
Then roll or plank it, mark both ways two by four feet, set by hand either with dibble or spade, no machine work.

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