Middle English Dictionary Entry

giberishe n.

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  • c1475(c1450) ?Scrope Mirror World (Bod 283) 11506 : Whoosoo prayeth to Godde withoute deuocion of herte, hee speketh giberisshe too Godde, as hee that speketh halfe Ynglisshe and halfe Frenshe.
Note: Ed.: "giberisshe n. 'gibberish, unintelligible speech'" F patroullas. ' First OED record dated 1557.
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