Gabble-ratchet

The Word of the Day is GABBLE-RATCHET Definition:   GABBLE-RATCHET. As well as being an old English dialect word for a noisy child, a gabble-ratchet is any nocturnal bird (particularly geese) that makes a lot of noise at night, once considered to be an ill omen. Write a poem, story or anecdote inspired by this word. … Continue reading Gabble-ratchet