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- v. Present participle of blatter.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Senseless babble or boasting.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Senseless blustering.
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All in the sound of a high wind, broken now and then with a rain blattering even-down, and soaking through tartan and _clo-dubh_ we at it for dear life.
I left that holiday quay and its folk, and took with me a prayer which might go far to brace me to support the blattering of goats, if that, too, should be my luck even when in solitude.
Their heroic thoughts are blattering through penny trumpets.
A group of tumblers on the stage are going through some supple contortions to the sound of a shrill little pipe and a blattering wooden drum, playing out of time with one another.
Fuzzy wriggled himself into an ingratiatory attitude and essayed the idiotic smile and blattering small talk that is supposed to charm the budding intellect of the young.
Sand and sea teem with vitality; -- over all the dunes there is a constant susurration, a blattering and swarming of crustacea; -- through all the sea there is a ceaseless play of silver lightning, -- flashing of myriad fish.
It is amusing to ignorance, amazing to credulity, and insulting to intelligence, to hear them in their blattering efforts to mystify
What a blattering on the windows, and what a cannonading on the battlements!
It’s positively blattering down, and has got quite windy and cold.
"Weel," continued Saunders, imperturbably taking up the thread of his narrative amid the blattering of the snow, "I let the lad rin on i 'this way for a while, an' then says I, 'Walter, ye dinna ask after yer faither!'