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Definition of Chattery
1. chatter [adj] - See also: chatter
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Literary usage of Chattery
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Supplementary English Glossary by Thomas Lewis Owen Davies (1881)
"273 All Windsor, and almost all Berkshire, assembled ou this occasion ; of course there was no lack of chattery and chatterers.— Ibid. v. 17. ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1875)
"Chatter-box; a silly chatterer. He's a chatter-bag sort of a fuller—never can't get much sense out o' un.—Oct. 9, 1885. chattery ..."
3. Slang and Its Analogues Past and Present: A Dictionary, Historical and by John Stephen Farmer, William Ernest Henley (1891)
"chattery, cotton, or linen goods. CHATTY, subs. (old).—A filthy man. [From CHAT (qv), а. louse, + Y.] English variants are CHATTY- DOSSER, CRUMMY - DOSSER. ..."
4. The Way of All Flesh by Samuel Butler, Richard Alexander Streatfeild (1916)
"This came from a small laboratory in one corner of the room—the possession of which, together with the free chattery and ..."
5. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"Hah ! sayest thou so, child of the garden quean ! And this to ME, thou chattery-babble-collector, Thou pauper-creating rags-and-patches-stitcher ? ..."