slip - to pass or go lightly or quietly; to move quickly and softly, without attracting notice.
SALLYNOGGIN - Residental area just South of Dun Laoghaire and West of Dalkey; it is nowhere near the Liffey River.
as happy as the day is long - extremely happy
babble - to utter inarticulate or indistinct sounds, transf. of streams, brooks, etc. [Joyce's note: 'babbling']
bubble - to form bubbles (as a running stream); to emit the sounds due to the formation and bursting of bubbles.
chatter - Of human beings: To talk rapidly, incessantly, and with more sound than sense.
deluthering (Anglo-Irish) - deluding, deceiving in a fawning manner
sloothering - cajoling, wheedling; coaxing, artful
slide - the act of sliding, a sliding mass of water
giddy - causing or apt to produce dizziness or swimming in the head, rendering dizzy.
gaddy - given to gadding or roving about
- aceous - characterised by, consisting of + (notebook 1924): 'gossipaceous' → Jespersen: The Growth and Structure of the English Language 125 (sec. 123): 'Adjectives are formed... in -aceous: gossipaceous'.
Amnis Livia (l) - the River Liffey
Luke 11:14: (Jesus) 'was casting out a devil, and it was dumb. And it came to pass, when the devil was gone out, the dumb spake'.
quick + quoi (fr) - what.