clack

Part of speech: verb

To clap; rattle; chatter.

Part of speech: noun

A clapping sound, or something producing it; chatter.

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Usage examples "clack":

  1. There's some in every community that's bound to complain, I don't care what you do to accommodate 'em; and what I done, I done as much to stop their clack as anything, and give him the right sort of a start off, an' I guess I did. - "Annie Kilburn A Novel", W. D. Howells.
  2. Hold thy clack, father, an' tie thicky knot, so's it won't slip. - "I Saw Three Ships and Other Winter Tales", Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch.
  3. She was busied about her domestic affairs morning, noon, and night, and never ceased chattering the whole time, till Cicely began to regard the sound like the clack of the mill at Bridgefield. - "Unknown to History A Story of the Captivity of Mary of Scotland", Charlotte M. Yonge.