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  • Shin Terai is a Japanese musician and producer most known for his work with Bill Laswell and Buckethead. Additionally, Aman Laswell (son of Gigi and Bill) can be heard gabbling. — “Shin Terai - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Baptised 16 May 1692,[1] Pentreath was probably the second of the six children of Nicholas Pentreath, a fisherman, by his second Five years later, Pentreath was said to be in her 87th year and was "poor and maintained mostly by the parish, and partly by fortune telling and gabbling Cornish".[3]. — “Dolly Pentreath - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Although some sources attribute the phrase "chew the fat" to sailors, who during a period of resting and conversing, or while such as the screeching and gabbling of parrots and yelping of canines. — “Chew the fat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • Another knock and the appearance of two young ladies sent me back to my work, and there I virtuously remained through all the noise and gabbling that went on next door. — “Little Women” by Louisa M. Alcott
  • Grose herself, and that she wanted, by just so much as she did thus see, to make me suppose she didn't, and at the same time, without showing anything, arrive at a guess as to whether I myself did! It was a pity that I needed once more to describe the portentous little activity by which she sought to divert my attention–the perceptible increase of movement, the greater intensity of play, the singing, the gabbling of nonsense, and the invitation to romp. — “The Turn of the Screw” by Henry James
  • I never saw sech gabbling jackasses." — “The Red Badge of Courage” by Stephen Crane
  • She was gabbling sternly enough, but dropped a low courtesy as I passed her, and with a peaked and nodding stare round the room, the old woman clapped the door sharply, and locked it. — “Uncle Silas” by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • "No you wont, you'll start NOW; and don't you lose any time about it, neither, nor do any gabbling by the way. Just keep a tight tongue in your head and move right along, and then you won't get into trouble with US, d'ye hear?" — “Huckleberry Finn” by Mark Twain
  • To complete his strange appearance, Captain Flint sat perched upon his shoulder and gabbling odds and ends of purposeless sea-talk. — “Treasure Island” by Robert Louis Stevenson

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