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English Dictionary: twaddle by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
twaddle
n
  1. pretentious or silly talk or writing [syn: baloney, boloney, bilgewater, bosh, drool, humbug, taradiddle, tarradiddle, tommyrot, tosh, twaddle]
v
  1. speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    Synonym(s): chatter, piffle, palaver, prate, tittle- tattle, twaddle, clack, maunder, prattle, blab, gibber, tattle, blabber, gabble
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Twaddle \Twad"dle\, v. i. & t. [See {Twattle}.]
      To talk in a weak and silly manner, like one whose faculties
      are decayed; to prate; to prattle. --Stanyhurst.

From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Twaddle \Twad"dle\, n.
      Silly talk; gabble; fustian.
  
               I have put in this chapter on fighting . . . because of
               the cant and twaddle that's talked of boxing and
               fighting with fists now-a-days.               --T. Hughes.
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