Antonyms for blabbed

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The old fool would have blabbed to me what you told him to keep quiet about.

That's the infernal cuss who has blabbed to the papers, then!

Either the under-sheriff had blabbed, or George had been boasting of his diplomacy.

Reason they didnt do it, it was blabbed, and the excise pricked up its ears.

Unfortunately he had slaves who blabbed all his secrets and harmed him.

I blabbed when my wits were gone; but he was very kind all the same.

Don't be frightened,' added she, laughing, 'I am not going to ask who blabbed it.

You mean that after them boys has blabbed the whole thing, you won't deny it?

She told me the captain said he would kill me if I blabbed, and she would kill Kate.

And yet the most important points have often been blabbed of in just such a way.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., apparently from Middle English noun blabbe "one who does not control his tongue" (late 13c.), probably echoic. Related: Blabbed; blabbing. The exact relationship between the blabs and blabber is difficult to determine. The noun was "[e]xceedingly common in 16th and 17th c.; unusual in literature since c 1750" [OED].