What does the word jabber mean?

Usage examples for jabber

  1. Ekkas, white- hooded, with jingling bells hung round the scraggy necks of their lean ponies; brown men clad in sort of night- shirts composed of mud- coloured rags; brown dogs, humpy cattle, and children innumerable, swarmed upon the causeway in ever- increasing density until we drew up at the custom- house, and the usual jabber took place among Sabz Ali, the driver, and the officials. – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  2. " Bunkum," said the Major sipping his wine with relish, " because an old monk driven to his last fortifications, curses those who burnt him, you believe that his jabber has an effect on the Ainsleighs." – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  3. But flutter as they would, jabber as they would, the Clubhouse preserved a tomb- like silence. – Angel Island by Inez Haynes Gillmore