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  • adj. Indistinct or confounded in sound; murmuring; vaguely heard.
  • adj. Of the natures of rumours; circulated by popular report.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a rumor; of the nature of rumors.
  • adj. Famous; notorious.
  • adj. Murmuring.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of the nature of rumor; circulated by popular report.
  • Confused or indistinct in sound; vaguely heard; murmuring.


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  • "Confused or indistinct in sound; vaguely heard; murmuring."

    --Cent. Dict.

    November 20, 2012