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.

 

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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.

 

© Webster 1913.

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