Scottish National Dictionary (1700–)
GORBLE, v.3 To sew or knit clumsily.
m.Sc. 1924 “O. Douglas” Pink Sugar xxii.:
I've no head for dressmaking. I can only gorble away and mend. m.Sc. 1950 “O. Douglas” Farewell to Priorsford 220:
“There's one thing she likes,” said Bessie, “knittin' scarves; as long as the mistress gives her wool she'll sit gorblin' away.”
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