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.