babbling brook

babbling brook

n
slang Austral a cook
[rhyming slang]
References in classic literature ?
Of course I might have been a babbling brook for all the intelligence my speech carried to him, but he understood the action with which I immediately followed my words.
Hawkeye, leaving the blind path that the Hurons had followed, turned short to his right, and entering the thicket, he crossed a babbling brook, and halted in a narrow dell, under the shade of a few water elms.
Outside, a babbling brook and stupendous walled garden offers a glorious scene to dine alfresco.
Nature sounds, such as chirping from birds and the sound of a babbling brook, can put some people to sleep.
Found on the edge of a meadow alongside a babbling brook running down the field, the eco-retreat was built and is run with the environment at the heart of its ethos.
Top-of-the-range models come complete with moving backgrounds - each babbling brook or rustling tree closely choreographed to feel relaxing and real.
Like Bourton and the Slaughters, there is a babbling brook - and in this case it is rich with fish.
It was a delightful recreation of a landscape brought to London complete with babbling brook, dry-stone walling, and cottage planting including veg, wisteria and romantic-looking lupins and delphiniums.
I take a moment by the stream of waters pure, As the babbling brook is soothing that's for sure.
And that trickle of dissent, much of it based on years of Blue pessimism when faced with the trip down the East Lancs Road, turned into a babbling brook, and no more, after the game.
Whether you're looking for the serenity of a babbling brook or the more dynamic rushing of multiple waterfalls, water has a calming effect.
Beautiful plush interior, situated by a babbling brook, yards from a farm shop selling fresh produce every day, and best of all, no internet.