Mumble

Mum"ble

(mm"b'l), v. t. 1. To utter with a low, inarticulate voice. Bp. Hall.
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2. To chew or bite gently, as one without teeth.
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Gums unarmed, to mumble meat in vain.
Dryden.
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3. To suppress, or utter imperfectly.
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Mum"ble*dy peg`

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Mum"ble*ty peg`

(?), n. A game played with a pocketknife, the object of which is to throw the knife in any of a vairety of ways (such as over the back), or from various positions, and have it stick in the ground or another surface. Also called mumble-the-peg and mumble peg.
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