1. [mid-18C] porter.
2. [late 19C–1920s] nonsensical, sentimental chatter; gushing speech or writing [slobber v. (3)].
3. in attrib. use of sense 1.
4. [late 19C–1950s] a kiss [the swapping of spittle].
[mid-17C+] a large-jowled person, a term of ridicule; 1639 use seems to suggest a stupid peasant.
[late 19C] to throw a kiss, to kiss.