Clatter

Clat"ter

, n. 1. A rattling noise, esp. that made by the collision of hard bodies; also, any loud, abrupt sound; a repetition of abrupt sounds.
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The goose let fall a golden egg
With cackle and with clatter.
Tennyson.
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2. Commotion; disturbance. "Those mighty feats which made such a clatter in story." Barrow.
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3. Rapid, noisy talk; babble; chatter. "Hold still thy clatter." Towneley Myst. (15 th Cent. ).
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Throw by your clatter
And handle the matter.
B. Jonson
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