Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective obsolete Insignificant; contemptible.

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  • adjective obsolete insignificant; contemptible

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Examples

  • To sweep his "bawbling" [6] vessels from the main;

    Britons, to Arms!!!

  • 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.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 74, December, 1863

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