Twattle
Twattle Twat"tle, v. i. [Cf. {Tattle}, {Twaddle}.] To prate; to talk much and idly; to gabble; to chatter; to twaddle; as, a twattling gossip. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

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  • Twattle — Twat tle, v. t. To make much of, as a domestic animal; to pet. [Prov. Eng.] Grose. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Twattle — Twat tle, n. Act of prating; idle talk; twaddle. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twattle — verb To talk in a digressive or long winded way …   Wiktionary

  • twattle — Cleveland Dialect List to treat caressingly, to fondle, to coax …   English dialects glossary

  • twattle — n. See twaddle …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • twattle — twat·tle …   English syllables

  • twattle —  to prattle and tell idle tales. Lane …   A glossary of provincial and local words used in England

  • twattle — I. ˈtwätəl intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: perhaps alteration of tattle (I) dialect England : to talk idly : chatter, prate, twaddle II …   Useful english dictionary

  • Twittle-twattle — Twit tle twat tle, n. [See {Twattle}.] Tattle; gabble. L Estrange. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • twittle-twattle — …   Useful english dictionary

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