from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of rattle.
- n. Plural form of rattle.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A disease of the grape in which the berries fall off just as they are ripening. It is attributed to defective nutrition, but may also be influenced by fungi and insects. Also called shelling and shanking.
Sorry, no etymologies found.
The train rattles to a halt at Memorial Park and many people in bright summer shorts and carrying lawn chairs and coolers disembark.
The resulting combination of pops and rattles is effective on snook, redfish, and especially sea trout.
Oops, not quite empty, a coin rattles inside, and she dumps it to the floor.
Cover and steam for 1 ½ -2 hours, adding boiling water to the bottom of the steamer when coin rattles.
And in the horror and climax of death-rattles, which is Mexico, she thought she could see it in the black eyes of the Indians.
Indians, and is placed here on purpose to guard us, and to give us warning of impending danger by his rattles, which is the same as if he were to tell us 'Look about!'
The sword rattles in his hands, the blade falls from his grasp, as he strikes it against the pillar near him.
London was protected by night watchmen armed with staves, lanterns, and wooden noisemakers called rattles that made a startling clack-clack-clack sound when the head was spun.
The incessant pattering of the rattles is the only sound heard in the plaza until the soft moccasined feet reach the board over the hole in front of the kisi.
At the same time one drums and the other rattles, which is all the artificial music of their own making I ever saw amongst them.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.