Clattering
Clatter Clat"ter, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Clattered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Clattering}.] [AS. cla?rung a rattle, akin to D. klateren to rattle. Cf. {Clack}.] 1. To make a rattling sound by striking hard bodies together; to make a succession of abrupt, rattling sounds. [1913 Webster]

Clattering loud with iron clank. --Longfellow. [1913 Webster]

2. To talk fast and noisily; to rattle with the tongue. [1913 Webster]

I see thou dost but clatter. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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