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- n. Senseless talk.
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- n. Senseless talk. [Obs. or R.] See galimatias.
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She became by this desire quite ridiculous, and ran into absurdities and a gallimatia scarce credible.
Colman observes here: “Madame Dacier makes an observation on this speech, something like that of Donatus on one of Micio’s above; and says that Micio, being hard put to it by the real circumstances of the case, thinks to confound Demea by a nonsensical gallimatia.