Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of rabble.

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Examples

  • And there were rabbles of children that tagged at our heels, jeering and screeching, pelting us with filth of speech and of the common road.

    Chapter 15

  • "I don't think any country will tolerate rabbles going around torching police stations," Mr. Imad said.

    Diplomacy Falters in Maldives

  • MR De mint and the whole GOP have shot thier wad on the health care debate, they have used fear, misinformation, contrived rabbles, name calling and even veiled threats of violence with gun toting at town hall meetings.

    DeMint blasts Obama's 'false promises'

  • Why should a man recount the outrages of rabbles, the barbarities of thieves, or the villanies of inheritors, or yet the contagions of airs and the concursions of seas, by which Epicurus

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • The clubs of the Jacobins were closed, and that infamous society which had rallied and directed the hideous rabbles of the great cities was broken up.

    General History for Colleges and High Schools

  • But the Kemal Pasha who by the law of the firing squad produced order out of the appalling chaos let loose by the disbanded rabbles of 1919 is true to type, and obviously a force to be reckoned with.

    The Return of the Turk

  • Half naked, soot-smeared fellows fight the furnace hearths with hooks, rabbles and paddles.

    The Iron Puddler

  • And there were rabbles of children that tagged at our heels, jeering and screeching, pelting us with filth of speech and of the common road.

    Chapter 15

  • And one virtue which they very markedly share is that neither tyrants nor rabbles are snobs; they do not care a button what they do to wealthy people.

    A Short History of England

  • And had he begun to build his castles to stun and overawe the rabbles that pass his door?

    The Root of Evil

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