from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective obsolete Insignificant; contemptible.
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- adjective obsolete
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To sweep his "bawbling"  vessels from the main;
There was nothing bigoted or purse-proud or bawbling in the habit of the man who built it; from the massive blocks in the foundation, to the great horse-chestnuts in front, and the creeping ivy over pictures and bookshelves, there was the same constant hint of a life liberal, solid, graceful.