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jabbering

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  • From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (Redirected from Jabbering) ( Crucially, the larynx or voicebox, originally high in the throat to let the baby breathe while swallowing, descends during the. — “Babbling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Please help improve this article by adding reliable references. Look up tmesis in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Tmesis (pronounced /ˈmiːsɨs/ or /təˈmi. — “Tmesis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Though primarily a bird of hill and mountain forest, it comes down to lower elevations during the dry season where it is more likely to be seen. jabbering and bubbling sounds (thus its common Jamaican Patois name, Jabbering Crow). — “Jamaican Crow - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "Tafa-lafa! But what he's jabbering no one can make out," said a soldier, mimicking the general who had ridden away. "I'd shoot them, the scoundrels!" — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • He knew us by our countenances to be Englishmen, and jabbering to us in his own language, swore we should be tied back to back and thrown into the sea. — “Gulliver's Travels” by Jonathan Swift
  • I can see the whole picture now as it appeared night after night by the light of our primitive lamp; Good tossing to and fro, his features emaciated, his eyes shining large and luminous, and jabbering nonsense by the yard; and seated on the ground by his side, her back resting against the wall of the hut, the soft-eyed, shapely Kukuana beauty, her face, weary as it was with her long vigil, animated by a look of infinite compassion–or was it something more than compassion? — “King Solomon's Mines” by H Rider Haggard
  • And incontinently he began again the strange litany of the Law, and again I and all these creatures began singing and swaying. My head reeled with this jabbering and the close stench of the place; but I kept on, trusting to find presently some chance of a new development. — “The Island of Dr Moreau” by HG Wells
  • Thus I soon engaged his interest; and from that we went to jabbering the best we could about the various outer sights to be seen in this famous town. — “Moby-Dick” by Herman Melville
  • First thing in the morning as I was dressing in my state-room, I would hear through the bulkhead my Parsee Dubash jabbering about the Patna with the steward, while he drank a cup of tea, by favour, in the pantry. — “Lord Jim” by Joseph Conrad

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