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- n. A flying report; rumour.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- They say, or it is said.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. They say; it is said: often used substantively in the sense of ‘rumor,’ ‘report,’ ‘gossip.’
French, meaning "they say" or "it is said". (Wiktionary)