2. Proper noun. Chaotically confused language; babble. ¹
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Definition of Babelish
1. in a confused state [adj]
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Literary usage of Babelish
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1. The American Journal of Education by Henry Barnard (1859)
"To worship God in a variety of tongues it regards as babelish, and as tending to schism ; and accordingly it adheres to the vulgate as the received text. ..."
2. Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical and by David Patrick, Robert Chambers (1901)
"... the Italian, the Spaniard,' so far from ' making Littletons hotch-potch of our tongue or a babelish confusion,' is amply warranted by the results, ..."
3. Fraser's Magazine (1870)
"But still the crowd in the rooms, passages, and corridors was babelish. Pea & Co. took care of us, and we were told off at last to double-bedded rooms-—an ..."
4. Sporting Magazine edited by [Anonymus AC02751662] (1830)
"... some playing on immense i French horns, and accompanied by their full pack of hounds, making with their master a most babelish noise. ..."