rabble

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English rablen(to ramble; rave; speak in a confused manner), cognate with Middle Dutch rabbelen(to talk; chatter; trifle), German rabbeln, robbeln(to chatter; prattle).

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rabble ‎(third-person singular simple present rabbles, present participle rabbling, simple past and past participle rabbled)

  1. (intransitive) To speak in a confused manner; talk incoherently; utter nonsense
  2. (transitive) To speak confusedly or incoherently; gabble or chatter out

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English rabel, probably from the verb (see above).

Noun[edit]

rabble ‎(plural rabbles)

  1. A mob; a disorderly crowd.
  2. The mass of common people; the lowest class of people.
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