Talk

Talk

, n. 1. The act of talking; especially, familiar converse; mutual discourse; that which is uttered, especially in familiar conversation, or the mutual converse of two or more.
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In various talk the instructive hours they passed.
Pope.
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Their talk, when it was not made up of nautical phrases, was too commonly made up of oaths and curses.
Macaulay.
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2. Report; rumor; as, to hear talk of war.
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I hear a talk up and down of raising our money.
Locke.
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3. Subject of discourse; as, his achievment is the talk of the town.
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Syn. -- Conversation; colloquy; discourse; chat; dialogue; conference; communication. See Conversation.
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