Definition of Rataplans

1. Noun. (plural of rataplan) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of rataplan) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rataplans

1. rataplan [v] - See also: rataplan

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rataplans

ratafee
ratafees
ratafia
ratafia biscuit
ratafias
ratal
ratals
ratamacue
ratan
ratanies
ratans
ratany
rataplan
rataplanned
rataplanning
rataplans (current term)
ratas
ratatat
ratatats
ratatouille
ratatouilles
ratbag
ratbags
ratbite fever
ratbite fever bacterium
ratcastle
ratcatcher
ratcatchers
ratch
ratched

Literary usage of Rataplans

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1. The English Illustrated Magazine (1892)
"... there human riveters are in all their glory ; showing their appreciation of the pandemonium they create, by performing merry rataplans with 1 Usually ..."

2. The Musical World (1869)
"and the dominant of D minor; Bouncer's affecting repudiation, and, lastly, his standing upon his military character and emitting a torrent of " rataplans ..."

3. The Complete Opera Book: The Stories of the Operas, Together with 400 of the by Gustav Kobbé, Katharine Wright (1922)
"... whom the Marquise also has brought to the castle, break out into the "Song of the Regiment" and stirring "rataplans." Their liveliness, however, is only ..."

4. A Memoir of Henry Jacob Bigelow by William Sturgis Bigelow (1900)
"can equal the tambours of a French regiment, and rattle out their familiar rolls and rataplans. Having reached this point, he characteristically drops the ..."

5. A Memoir of Henry Jacob Bigelow by William Sturgis Bigelow (1900)
"can equal the tambours of a French regiment, and rattle out their familiar rolls and rataplans. Having reached this point, he characteristically drops the ..."

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