Blattered
Blatter Blat"ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Blattered}.] [L. blaterare to babble: cf. F. blat['e]rer to bleat.] To prate; to babble; to rail; to make a senseless noise; to patter. [Archaic] ``The rain blattered.'' --Jeffrey. [1913 Webster]

They procured . . . preachers to blatter against me, . . . so that they had place and time to belie me shamefully. --Latimer. [1913 Webster]


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  • blattered — n. act of blattering v. talk loudly and quickly, chatter loquaciously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Blatter — Blat ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Blattered}.] [L. blaterare to babble: cf. F. blat[ e]rer to bleat.] To prate; to babble; to rail; to make a senseless noise; to patter. [Archaic] The rain blattered. Jeffrey. [1913 Webster] They procured . . .… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • blatter — I. ˈblad.ə(r), atə intransitive verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: perhaps from Latin blaterare to chatter more at blatant 1. dialect : to talk noisily and fast : prattle …   Useful english dictionary

  • blat|ter — «BLAT uhr», verb, noun. –v.t. to utter volubly. –v.i. 1. to speak volubly: »The girls blattered endlessly. 2. = clatter. (Cf. ↑clatter) –n. 1. a volley of clattering words. 2. a rattling or clattering noise. ╂[< Latin blaterāre talk …   Useful english dictionary

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