from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the common talk of a place; the subject or topic of common conversation.


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  • This incident was the town talk for some time and did Mr. Fowle much good in his profession.

    Memoirs of W. W. Holden,

  • The town talk this day is of nothing but the great foot-race run this day on Banstead Downes, between Lee, the Duke of Richmond's footman, and a tyler, a famous runner.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Jul/Aug 1663


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