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- noun Plural form of
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"We want no rattlepates to tell us -- or others -- what 's needed or doing."
"Yes, confound their dear rattlepates; that is about the sum-total of their cogitations."
"He does not get half the credit for it that he deserves, because, you know, he is so quiet and reserved, and has that unlucky ironical way with him that people don't like; especially rattlepates like those," pointing with her whip in the direction of the two young officers.