Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of claver.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • "Is that why you're tasking me with all these daft questions - because that clavering auld clype Owen Williams has told you that Billy Cumming put his hand on mine once or twice at the baccarat?"

    Watershed

  • "Is that why you're tasking me with all these daft questions - because that clavering auld clype Owen Williams has told you that Billy Cumming put his hand on mine once or twice at the baccarat?"

    Flashman And The Tiger

  • —Godsake, woman, let me away; —there’s saxpence t’ye to buy half a mutchkin, instead o’ clavering about thae auld warld stories.

    Chapter XXII

  • See ye neither meddle nor mak, nor gie nae offence wi 'that clavering tongue o' yours, but keep a calm sough, and let ilka cock fight his ain battle. ''

    Rob Roy

  • But I hae nae time for clavering about him e'en now, because we maun look into your father's concerns wi 'all speed.' '

    Rob Roy

  • But I keep on clavering about my own concerns, while you are in doubt and difficulties about yours.

    Mr. Hogarth's Will

  • Didna I see thee, Elleen, clavering with that muckle Archduke that nane can talk with? '

    Two Penniless Princesses

  • ` ` I pelieve, 'said Duncan, ` ` it was as harmonious as could pe expected, when the tae half o the bodies were clavering

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • Here are ye clavering about the Duke of Argyle, and this man Martingale gaun to break on our hands, and lose us gude sixty pounds --- I wonder what duke will pay that, quotha --- I wish the Duke of

    The Heart of Mid-Lothian

  • Godsake, woman, let me away; there's saxpence t 'ye to buy half a mutchkin, instead o' clavering about thae auld-warld stories. '

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Complete

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.