Definition of Blater
1. blate [adj] - See also: blate
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Literary usage of Blater
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1. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1889)
"... or from the (Canadian) French blater, to wound or hit. It was also applied to lightning at an early date. At present the tremendous wind - storms like ..."
2. Outlines of Basque Grammar by Willem J. van Eys (1883)
"blater.—TARLE OF QUARTER-SQUARES of all Whole Numbers from 1 to 200000. ... By Joseph blater, with the assistance of A. Steinhäuser, Counsellor of ..."
3. An Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language: To which is Prefixed, a by John Jamieson (1879)
"Germ, plauder-n, to prattle, to chatter, to jabber ; Teut. blater- ... Lat. blater-are, to babble, to clatter and make a noise ; also, to falter in speech. ..."
4. A Dictionary of the Scottish Language: In which the Words are Explained in by John Jamieson (1867)
"... Germ, plauder-n, to prattle, to chatter, to jabber ; Teut. blater-en, ... Allied, perhaps, to Teut. blater-en, ..."