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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rab·ble, n.
 1. A tumultuous crowd of vulgar, noisy people; a mob; a confused, disorderly throng.
    I saw, I say, come out of London, even unto the presence of the prince, a great rabble of mean and light persons.   --Ascham.
    Jupiter, Mercury, Bacchus, Venus, Mars, and the whole rabble of licentious deities.   --Bp. Warburton.
 2. A confused, incoherent discourse; a medley of voices; a chatter.
 The rabble, the lowest class of people, without reference to an assembly; the dregs of the people. The rabble call him ‘lord.'”