Gossiped
Gossip Gos"sip, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gossiped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gossiping}.] 1. To make merry. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To prate; to chat; to talk much. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

3. To run about and tattle; to tell idle tales. [1913 Webster]


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  • Gossip — Gos sip, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gossiped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gossiping}.] 1. To make merry. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To prate; to chat; to talk much. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To run about and tattle; to tell idle tales. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gossiping — Gossip Gos sip, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gossiped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gossiping}.] 1. To make merry. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To prate; to chat; to talk much. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. To run about and tattle; to tell idle tales. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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