Definition of Babblement

1. n. Babble.



Definition of Babblement

1. Noun. (obsolete) babble ¹

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Definition of Babblement

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Babblement

babbelas
babbies
babbitries
babbitry
babbitt
babbitt metal
babbitt metals
babbitted
babbitting
babbittries
babbittry
babbitts
babble
babble out
babbled
babblement (current term)
babblements
babbler
babblers
babblery
babbles
babblier
babbliest
babbling
babblingly
babblings
babbly
babby
babe in arms

Literary usage of Babblement

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1. A Glossary of North Country Words, in Use: With Their Etymology, and by John Trotter Brockett (1829)
"... babblement, silly discourse. Probably from Fr. babiller. In the first edition of this work I admitted the derivation given in the Craven Glossary, ..."

2. Passages from the French and Italian Note-books of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Nathaniel Hawthorne (1871)
"there, and keeps up a babblement that seems quite dispro- portioned even to the multitude of tongues that make it. So many words are not spoken in a New ..."

3. Northumberland Words by Richard Oliver Heslop, Oliver Heslop (1892)
"BAA-WAA-BODY, a silly or insignificant person. " Hada way ! he's oney a baa-waa-body." BAB, Barbara. babblement, a confused noise of talk. ..."

4. Recollections of a Long Life: An Autobiography by Theodore Ledyard Cuyler (1902)
"Noo, Parliament, as they ca' it, is joost everlasting babblement and lies." We led him to discuss the labor question and the condition of the working ..."

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