What does the word balderdash mean?

Usage examples for balderdash

  1. I am almost ashamed to quote such nauseous balderdash; but I have been forced to descend even lower, if possible, in search of materials. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  2. You take contrary sides, and mix up a balderdash of ideas, until you don't know whether you are standing on your head or your heels; and it was after this that Dick found his refuge with Phillis. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey