Word of the Day – Grabble

By August 18, 2017Word of the Day

Grabble (verb) (archaic)


Feel or search with the hands: grope about.

Late 16th century: probably from Dutch grabbelen ‘scramble for a thing’, from Middle Dutch grabben (see grab).

Example sentences

“I did grabble about but I couldn’t find it in the thick mud”

Word of the Day – Itinerant

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Itinerant (adj) (noun)


Travelling from place to place. / A person who travels from place to place.

Late 16th century (used to describe a judge travelling on a circuit): from late Latin itinerant- ‘travelling’, from the verb itinerari, from Latin iter, itiner- ‘journey, road’.

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