bable (1268)

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bable (1268)

[ FEW: 1,193a bab; Gdf: ; GdfC: 8,264a babil; TL: ; DEAF:  babillier (babil); DMF:  babil; TLF:  babil; OED:  babble n.; MED:  babel n.3; DMLBS: ]


1pej.babble (of fools)
( 1268; MS: c.1300 )  (on idle talk) Dunc meuz lur vaudreit k’ici, saunz fable, Fous ussent esté od lur bable Ke d’aver sen e sotifté Par unt en fyn [f]ussent dampné  13074
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