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hubble-bubble

[huhb-uh l-buhb-uh l] /ˈhʌb əlˌbʌb əl/
noun
1.
a simple form of the hookah, in which the smoke passes through water, causing a bubbling sound.
2.
a bubbling sound.
3.
an uproar; turmoil.
Origin
1625-1635
1625-35; rhyming compound based on bubble
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British Dictionary definitions for hubble-bubble

hubble-bubble

/ˈhʌbəlˈbʌbəl/
noun
1.
another name for hookah
2.
hubbub; turmoil
3.
a bubbling or gargling sound
Word Origin
C17: rhyming jingle based on bubble
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