Sunday, 19 January 2014



(when intr., often followed by “at”)
1. (especially of animals, such as mice) to take small repeated bites (of)
2. to take dainty or tentative bites
3. to bite (at) gently or caressingly
4. (intr.) to make petty criticisms
5. (intr.) to consider tentatively or cautiously
6. a small mouthful
7. an instance or the act of nibbling
8. (plural) (informal) small items of food, especially savouries, usually served with drinks

This morsel invites
Frenzied yet cautious nibbling
Most hidden furnace

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