Verboticism: Drettle

'Oh no! I hate it when my husband tries to dress me!'

DEFINITION: v., To carefully place a lid on a bottle, especially a salad dressing bottle, so that it appears closed and will not spill unless the bottle is moved or shaken. n., A bottle which has been prepared in such a manner.

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Drettle

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Pronunciation: /dretl/

Sentence: He has drettled this bottle again! How many times will I have to deal with this drettle?!?!

Etymology: DRETTLE. v. tr/ n From Dressing + Throttle

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