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See also: gable
- To talk fast, idly, foolishly, or without meaning.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Shakespeare to this entry?)
- 1900, Mark Twain, The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg, ch. 4:
- Then he fell to gabbling strange and dreadful things which were not clearly understandable.
- To utter inarticulate sounds with rapidity.
- gabbling fowls
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Dryden to this entry?)
talk fast, idly, foolishly, or without meaning
to utter inarticulate sounds with rapidity
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- See also Wikisaurus:chatter