Definition of Rattles

1. Verb. (third-person singular of rattle) ¹



2. Noun. (plural of rattle) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rattles

1. rattle [v] - See also: rattle

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rattles

rattleboxes
rattlebrain
rattlebrained
rattlebrains
rattled
rattlehead
rattleheaded
rattleheads
rattlemice
rattlemouse
rattlepate
rattlepated
rattlepates
rattler
rattlers
rattles (current term)
rattlesnake's master
rattlesnake bite
rattlesnake fern
rattlesnake master
rattlesnake orchid
rattlesnake plantain
rattlesnake root
rattlesnake weed
rattlesnakes
rattletrap
rattletraps
rattleweed
rattleweeds

Literary usage of Rattles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1872)
"In most notices I have seen of the rattles of the rattlesnake, they have been mentioned as though they were of no advantage to the possessor, ..."

2. A Clinical Introduction to the Practice of Auscultation, and Other Modes of by Henry Marshall Hughes (1854)
"When they are somewhat smaller, as in the bronchial tubes of first or second size, they are called mucous or bronchial rattles. When they are still smaller, ..."

3. A clinical introduction to the practice of auscultation, and other modes of by Henry Marshall Hughes (1845)
"When they are somewhat smaller, as in the bronchial tubes of first or second size, they are called mucous, or bronchial rattles. When they are still smaller ..."

4. A Cyclopædic Dictionary of the Mang'anja Language Spoken in British Central by David Clement Ruffelle Scott (1892)
"The smaller rattles are ... made of kampt grass woven with rattles inside. Games also come under the head of ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Ye might as well be dumb, For the drum — Oh, the drum — it rattles so loud! Oh, the drum — it rattles so loud! At the corner of the street, Where so oft we ..."

6. Proceedings of the Davenport Academy of Sciences by Davenport Academy of Sciences (1904)
"STARR — MORE NOTCHED BONE rattles. l8l MORE NOTCHED BONE rattles. ... Lately, I have chanced upon the use of similar notched rattles 111 l\vo quite ..."

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