Rabble in a sentence

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Definition of Rabble

  • An iron bar, with the end bent, used in stirring or skimming molten iron in the process of puddling.
  • To stir or skim with a rabble, as molten iron.
  • To speak in a confused manner.
  • A tumultuous crowd of vulgar, noisy people; a mob; a confused, disorderly throng.
  • A confused, incoherent discourse; a medley of voices; a chatter.
  • Of or pertaining to a rabble; like, or suited to, a rabble; disorderly; vulgar.
  • To insult, or assault, by a mob; to mob; as, to rabble a curate.
  • To utter glibly and incoherently; to mouth without intelligence.
  • To rumple; to crumple.
  • a disorderly crowd of people
  • disparaging terms for the common people

How to use rabble in a sentence. Rabble pronunciation.

They are a vile rabble up there, I repeat it, and they shall be treated as such till I have found my man.
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His medieval business, supplemented by the monsters and the oddities, and the pleasant creatures from fairy- land, is finer to look at than the poor fantastic inventions and performances of the reveling rabble of the priest's day, and serves quite as well, perhaps, to emphasize the day and admonish men that the grace-line between the worldly season and the holy one is reached.
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Master Brook; but the peaking cornuto her husband, Master Brook, dwelling in a continual 'larum of jealousy, comes me in the instant of our, encounter, after we had embrac'd, kiss'd, protested, and, as it were, spoke the prologue of our comedy; and at his heels a rabble of his companions, thither provoked and instigated by his distemper, and, forsooth, to search his house for his wife's love.
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There is a rabble among the gentry as well as the commonalty; a sort of plebeian heads whose fancy moves with the same wheel as these men—in the same level with mechanics, though their fortunes do sometimes gild their infirmities and their purses compound for their follies.
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Rabble among gentry, 358. Rashness, 473, 559. Reality, 546. Reason, 14, 299, 559. Reckless life reformed, 68. Regrets, useless, 298, 486. Remorse, 220. Reprehension, 75.
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There is a tradition in our church, that before the rabble of Penda, at the instigation of Austin, attacked and massacred the presbyterian monks of Bangor, they had been allowed a good gorge of horseflesh and bitter ale.
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Preble and I alone, for the first time, under canvas, and glad indeed to get away from the noisy rabble of the boatmen, though now they were but a quarter mile off.
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Methinks I should not thus be led along, Mail'd up in shame, with papers on my back, And follow'd with a rabble that rejoice To see my tears and hear my deep-fet groans.
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The rabble call him lord; They cry, _Choose we: Laertes shall be king!
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He compared them, disciplined, steady, calm with the calmness of their dangerous calling, with the rabble of foreigners who shuffled along the sidewalks, and he felt that his anxiety had been rather absurd.
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They were garment workers, hotel waiters, a rabble of the discontented from all trades.
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They were a rabble, not an army, without organization and with few leaders.
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Groups of twenty became a rabble of five hundred.
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The police could no more have held the armed rabble than they could have held the invading hordes in Belgium.
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The great wickedness of these outcasts may, perhaps, be attributed to their having abandoned their wandering life and become inmates of the towns, where, to the original bad traits of their character, they have superadded the evil and vicious habits of the rabble. . . .
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But all hurry in one direction, through mud and mire; there's a town only three miles distant which is soon reached, and soon filled, it will not contain one-third of that mighty rabble; but there's another town farther on-the good old city is farther on, only twelve miles; what's that! who'll stay here?
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The commander and M. Dolfin then came on deck, but they were compelled to listen to the chaplain, and to promise, in order to pacify the vile rabble, that they would land me at the first opportunity.
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He invited me to dine with him every Thursday, and undertook to send me a janissary who would protect me from the insults of the rabble and shew me everything worth seeing.
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But thanks, Popery, you have done all that the friends of enlightenment and religious liberty could wish; but if ever there were a set of foolish ones to be found under heaven, surely it is the priestly rabble who came over from Rome to direct the grand movement-so long in its getting up.
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And now the storm was at its height; the black thunder-cloud had broken into many, which assumed the wildest shapes and the strangest colours, some of them unspeakably glorious; the rain poured in a deluge, and more than one waterspout was seen at no great distance: an immense rabble is hurrying in one direction; a multitude of men of all ranks, peers and yokels, prize-fighters and Jews, and the last came to plunder, and are now plundering amidst that wild confusion of hail and rain, men and horses, carts and carriages.
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Examples of Rabble

Example #1
I shall begin the hunt this very day.
Example #2
It was Paulus who spoke these words in a loud and decided tone; all eyes were at once turned on him and on the centurion.
Example #3
This Mardi-Gras pageant was the exclusive possession of New Orleans until recently.
Example #4
Sir Walter has got the advantage of the gentlemen of the cowl and rosary, and he will stay.
Example #5
What, while you were there?
Example #6
How so, sir; did she change her determination?