Old Mat and Jim Silver waited on the outskirts of the hub-bub.
There was no hub-bub, nor did any one talk; but all listened in silence.
One never knows what to believe is real in this hub-bub place.
With only the street door between him and the hub-bub that was beginning to fill the night, he could measure the situation.
Ronny claimed the tiny interval for rest, merely raising her hands in a despairing gesture at the hub-bub her dance had created.
A market was being improvised right on the beach, and sales were going on in a hub-bub of shouting, cursing, and shaking of fists.
The hub-bub was as of a battle the most horrible, for there were women in it, screaming for blood.
Instantly there was a hub-bub, from which the words "Hundred to one" came with insistent force.
In the hub-bub that went on about him Stud alone kept a clear head.
It seemed quiet, indeed, after the hub-bub of the day before.
1550s, whobub "confused noise," generally believed to be of Irish origin, perhaps from Gaelic ub!, expression of aversion or contempt, or Old Irish battle cry abu, from buide "victory."