1. An idle talker; an irrational prater; a teller of secrets. " Great babblers, or talkers, are not fit for trust." (L'Estrange)

2. A hound too noisy on finding a good scent.

3. <ornithology> A name given to any one of family (Timalinae) of thrushlike birds, having a chattering note.

(01 Mar 1998)

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