babble

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Related to babbled: gabbling
See: jargon, prattle
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He babbled about incalculable sums, fancied himself engaged in money digging, threw the bedclothes right and left, in the idea that he was shoveling away the dirt, groped under the bed in quest of the treasure, and lugged forth, as he supposed, an inestimable pot of gold.
The other dissentient was a young child, who squalled at the fullest stretch of his lungs, and babbled some unintelligible nonsense about a pumpkin.
One day more," he babbled more ex- citedly; "never you fear--Harry shall marry you.
my dear fellow, it is nearly nine, and the landlady babbled of green peas at seven-thirty.