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  • n. Idle or vain talk.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Vain or foolish talk.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Idle talk; vain babbling. Blount, Glossographia (1670).


Latin vanus ("vain"), and loquentia ("talk") (Wiktionary)


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