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1. The act or sound of something falling in drops.
2. often drippings The fat and juices exuded from roasting meat, often used in making gravy.
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Noun1.drippings - fat that exudes from meat and drips off while it is being roasted or fried
edible fat - oily or greasy matter making up the bulk of fatty tissue in animals and in seeds and other plant tissue
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"Life was a rose-lipped comrade With purple flowers dripping from her fingers." --The Author.
Just then a Lion, his jaws dripping with bullock's blood, approached the Herdsman.
1-5) Hestia, you who tend the holy house of the lord Apollo, the Far-shooter at goodly Pytho, with soft oil dripping ever from your locks, come now into this house, come, having one mind with Zeus the all-wise -- draw near, and withal bestow grace upon my song.
He soon bobbed up, and the shaggy man seized him by his sailor collar and dragged him to the shore, dripping and gasping for breath.
Wet and dripping, it had the appearance of having been just recovered from the bottom of the sea.
The Beaches of Lukannon--the winter wheat so tall-- The dripping, crinkled lichens, and the sea-fog drenching all!
An opiate vapour, dewy, dim, Exhales from out her golden rim, And, softly dripping, drop by drop, Upon the quiet mountain top.
She closed the stove door with a bang, and approaching, assisted in removing Edna's dripping mackintosh.
A hatless general pulled his dripping horse to a stand near the colonel of the 304th.
We are surrounded by dripping white mist so dense that we become invisible to one another at a distance of half a dozen yards.
The old poet seated himself beside his hearth, and took the little fellow on his lap; he squeezed the water out of his dripping hair, warmed his hands between his own, and boiled for him some sweet wine.
But there were the two somber figures still following him, though their black sacks were drenched and dripping with water.