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

/ˈdɒt(ə)l/