Definition of dottle in English:

dottle

noun

  • A remnant of tobacco left in a pipe after smoking.

    • ‘If you are experiencing "tongue bite" or "dottle" at the bottom of your pipe bowl, chances are you are packing your pipe too tightly.’

Origin

Late Middle English (denoting a plug for a barrel or other container): from dot + -le.

Pronunciation

dottle

/ˈdɑdl//ˈdädl/