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- n. babble
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Babble.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Idle talk; senseless prate; unmeaning words.
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Canons who give expression to this kind of babblement must expect what they get in the way of responses.
For a while a confused babblement arose from the ruins, and then the universal attention came back to Graham, perched high among the scaffolding.
But in Edinburgh all manner of loud bells join, or rather disjoin, in one swelling, brutal babblement of noise.
Eschew all conglomerations of flatulent garrulity, jejune babblement and asinine affectations.
A great babblement went across the open space — a babblement amidst which the gongs of the trams, ploughing their obstinate way through the mass, rose like red poppies amidst corn.
The house is plain, simple, and inconveniently small; but doors and walls are great luxuries, and you cannot imagine how pleasing the ways of a refined European household are after the eternal babblement and indecorum of the Japanese.
Damned uncomfortable, too, but something told me grateful babblement wouldn't be in order, so I said as steadily as I could:
Just such babblement as that you can read in very learned books, and stuff like that has actually been taught in colleges, and nobody was sent to the lunatic asylum!
All sorts of babblement have been written and spoken about that wonderful fact.
Every window of the farmhouse across the valley was a loophole of flame; and here it was evident, from the passing of a multitude of figures about the farm buildings and a babblement that drove in gusts across the valley, there was happening some event that matched the prodigiousness of the strange appearance lent it by the sunset.