from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Middle English form of gab.
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Baruch, the gabbe, felt he should instruct him on how he was to behave.
This time Akiva merely inclined his head in acquiescence, although he had been associated with the group for more than half a year, it would be the first time he would be seeing Reb Mendel in his study alone, and he did not want to jeopardize the opportunity by irritating the gabbe.
+N+e gabbe þu ne schotte. ne chid þu wyþ none sotte. ne myd manyes cunnes tales.