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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 scrab·ble /ˈskræbəl/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scrab·ble v. i. [imp. & p. p. Scrabbled p. pr. & vb. n. Scrabbling ]
 1. To scrape, paw, or scratch with the hands; to proceed by clawing with the hands and feet; to scramble; as, to scrabble up a cliff or a tree.
    Now after a while Little-faith came to himself, and getting up made shift to scrabble on his way.   --Bunyan.
 2. To make irregular, crooked, or unmeaning marks; to scribble; to scrawl.
    David . . . scrabbled on the doors of the gate.   --1. Sam. xxi. 13.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scrab·ble, v. t. To mark with irregular lines or letters; to scribble; as, to scrabble paper.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Scrab·ble, n. The act of scrabbling; a moving upon the hands and knees; a scramble; also, a scribble.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an aimless drawing [syn: scribble, doodle]
      2: a board game in which words are formed from letters in
         patterns similar to a crossword puzzle; each letter has a
         value and those values are used to score the game
      v 1: feel searchingly; "She groped for his keys in the dark"
           [syn: grope for]
      2: write down quickly without much attention to detail [syn: scribble]