brabble

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

German brabbelen (to talk confusedly)

Verb[edit]

brabble (third-person singular simple present brabbles, present participle brabbling, simple past and past participle brabbled)

  1. To clamour; to contest noisily.

Noun[edit]

brabble (plural brabbles)

  1. (obsolete) A broil; a noisy contest; a wrangle.
    This petty brabble will undo us all. — Shakespeare.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.