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GAB'BLE, verb intransitive [Eng. to gibe.]

1. To prate; to talk fast, or to talk without meaning.

Such a rout, and such a rabble,

Run to hear Jack Pudding gabble

2. To utter inarticulate sounds with rapidity; as gabbling fowls.

GAB'BLE, noun Loud or rapid talk with meaning.

1. Inarticulate sounds rapidly uttered, as of fowls.