|a gadget; dingus; thingumbob.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
|1.||to talk together; converse; chat|
|2.||psychiatry See also paramnesia to replace the gaps left by a disorder of the memory with imaginary remembered experiences consistently believed to be true|
|[C17: from Latin confābulārī, from fābulārī to talk, from fābula a story; see |
confabulation con·fab·u·la·tion (kən-fāb'yə-lā'shən)
The unconscious filling of gaps in one's memory by fabrications that one accepts as facts.