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yabber (YAB-uhr) verb tr. intr.
To talk; converse.
noun (also yabberer)
[Australian pidgin, probably from aboriginal yaba.]
"Is it French or Queensland's blacks' yabber? Blest if I can understand a
word of it."
"Floating between Australia and England as the Centre does, 'yabber' seems
to suit our positioning. We invite any contributions to this column devoted
to conversing and sharing news about things Australian."
This week's theme: words originating in Australia.
To sit alone in the lamplight with a book spread out before you, and hold intimate converse with men of unseen generations--such is a pleasure beyond compare. -Kenko Yoshida, essayist (1283-1352)