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The huge still continued to trickle forth its alcoholic sweat.

There was a trickle of water down the quarsteel he was leaning against!

If this is a trickle then Noah's flood couldn't have been more than a splash.

In Fig. 151, an example of connections for a "Trickle" charge is given.

The sweat was beginning to trickle in the hair of the fat cattle.

A trickle of smoke came up from the chimney and they saw the door was open.

A trickle of smoke was rising from a camp-fire and a man was bending over it.

A trickle of blood dropped to his cheek from a cut over his eye.

There was always a trickle of information into headquarters by subterranean ways.

He lets that trickle through for a minute or so, and then he comes back to life.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., possibly a shortened variant of stricklen "to trickle," a frequentative form of striken "to flow, move" (see strike). Related: Trickled; trickling. Trickle-down as an adjectival phrase in an economic sense first recorded 1944; the image had been in use at least since Teddy Roosevelt.

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