Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as lallation.

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Examples

  • In the rare cases where the facts would seem to indicate the truth of the statement, it will be found that the person in question never really stammered -- that his trouble was something else -- lalling, lisping, or some defect of speech that was mistaken for stammering or stuttering.

    Stammering, Its Cause and Cure

  • And now he knew, and smiled: the babble of that lalling tongue was dumb.

    The Lord of the Sea

  • She can't go on fal-lalling with you, and then nothing to come of it.

    The Three Clerks

  • It's all very well when I choose to have a few friends to dinner, but my wife can do very well without your fal-lalling here all day.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • I don't like to see any girl wearying after some fellow to be always fal-lalling with her.

    The American Senator

  • I don’t like to see any girl wearying after some fellow to be always fal-lalling with her.

    The American Senator

  • “Why, if I was to be fal-lalling with that married woman, you wouldn’t like it.

    The Small House at Allington

  • She can’t go on fal-lalling with you, and then nothing to come of it.

    The Three Clerks

  • It’s all very well when I choose to have a few friends to dinner, but my wife can do very well without your fal-lalling here all day.

    The Last Chronicle of Barset

  • "Why, if I was to be fal-lalling with that married woman, you wouldn't like it.

    The Small House at Allington

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