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I heard somebody say "Sh," but she started in her toothless Jabberwocky.

A setting of Lewis Carroll's immortal "Jabberwocky" shows much rich humor of the college glee-club sort.

After that some Indians came on the scene of action, fierce red men of the forest, and their language was decidedly Jabberwocky.

WORD ORIGIN

1872, nonsense word (perhaps based on jabber) coined by Lewis Carroll, for the poem of the same name, which he published in "Through the Looking-Glass." The poem is about a fabulous beast called the Jabberwock.

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