brabble

[brab-uh l]Obsolete
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verb (used without object), brab·bled, brab·bling.

to argue stubbornly about trifles; wrangle.

noun

noisy, quarrelsome chatter.

Origin of brabble

First recorded in 1490–1500, brabble is from the Dutch word brabbelen to quarrel, jabber
Related formsbrab·ble·ment, nounbrab·bler, noun
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brabble

verb, noun

a rare word for squabble
Derived Formsbrabbler, noun

Word Origin for brabble

C16: from Middle Dutch brabbelen to jabber
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