There are several modifications of the reverberatory furnace in use, designed mechanically to effect the rabbling.
Hamilton insisted that the question, should be, "Approve or not approve the rabbling?"
One of the worst cases of rabbling, which the Episcopalians described as a tragedy, took place at Kirkpatrick in Annandale.
They had abolished patronage; they had sanctioned the rabbling of the episcopal clergy; they had refused to pass a Toleration Act.
It is then turned on full, and a violent boiling action is maintained without any rabbling.
c.1300, "pack of animals," possibly related to Middle English rablen "to gabble, speak in a rapid, confused manner," probably imitative of hurry, noise, and confusion (cf. Middle Dutch rabbelen, Low German rabbeln "to chatter"). Meaning "tumultuous crowd of vulgar, noisy people" is from late 14c.; applied contemptuously to the common or low part of any populace from 1550s.
iron bar for stirring molten metal, 1864, from French râble, from Old French roable, from Latin rutabulum "rake, fire shovel," from ruere to rake up (perhaps cognate with Lithuanian raju "to pluck out," German roden "to root out").