gift of gab


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gab \Gab\, n. [OE. gabbe gabble, mocking, fr. Icel. gabb
   mocking, mockery, or OF. gab, gabe; perh. akin to E. gape, or
   gob. Cf. Gab, v. i., Gibber.]
   The mouth; hence, idle prate; chatter; unmeaning talk;
   loquaciousness. [Colloq.]
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   Gift of gab, facility of expression. [Colloq.]
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