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; p. ede; pp. ed To scoff, mock, delude, jest; hence, perhaps, GABBLE, GIBBERISH; derīdĕre, lūdĕre, illūdĕre, Som. Ben. Lye. [Prompt. gabbin mentiri : Piers P. gabbe to lie : Chauc. to chatter, lie : Scot. gab to mock, prate : Icel. gabba to mock.]