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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gabble  \Gab"ble\,  n. 
  1.  Loud  or  rapid  talk  without  meaning. 
 
  Forthwith  a  hideous  gabble  rises  loud  Among  the 
  builders.  --Milton. 
 
  2.  Inarticulate  sounds  rapidly  uttered;  as  of  fowls. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gabble  \Gab"ble\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gabbled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gabbling}.]  [Freq.  of  gab.  See  {Gab},  v.  i.] 
  1.  To  talk  fast  or  to  talk  without  meaning;  to  prate;  to 
  jabber.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  utter  inarticulate  sounds  with  rapidity;  as  gabbling 
  fowls.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gabble 
  n  :  rapid  and  indistinct  speech  [syn:  {jabber},  {jabbering}] 
  v  :  speak  (about  unimportant  matters)  rapidly  and  incessantly 
  [syn:  {chatter},  {piffle},  {palaver},  {prate},  {tittle-tattle}, 
  {twaddle},  {clack},  {maunder},  {prattle},  {gibber},  {tattle}, 
  {blabber}] 




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