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Date: 1300-1400
Origin: From the sound

burble

verb
     
bur‧ble
1 [intransitive and transitive] to talk about something in a confused way that is difficult to understand
burble on/away
I had to listen for an hour while she burbled away.
2 [intransitive] to make a sound like a stream flowing over stones
burble noun [singular]

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