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1) twaddle. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Probably variant of dialectal twattle, perhaps alteration of tattle.twaddler -NOUN...

2) 517. Unmeaningness. Mawson, C.O. Sylvester. 1922. Roget s International Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases
...inane, wash [obs.], rubbishy, vague, trumpery, trivial, fiddle-faddle [colloq.], twaddling, quibbling. UNMEANT, not expressed; tacit (latent) [See Latency]. INEXPRESSIBLE,...

3) I. Chiswick Mall. Thackeray, William Makepeace. 1917. Vanity Fair, A Novel without a Hero. Vols. V & VI. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...JONES, who reads this book at his Club, will pronounce to be excessively foolish, trivial, twaddling, and ultra-sentimental. Yes; I can see Jones at this minute (rather...

4) §3. Bailey s "Festus". VI. Lesser Poets of the Middle and Later Nineteenth Century. Vol. 13. The Victorian Age, Part One. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...Bayly himself could give the author of Festus points and beat him in a pseudo-Mooreish, twaddling-thinkling kind of melody, which never (so far as it is safe to use...

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