To prate to babble to rail to produce a mindless noise to patter
- To prate; to babble; to rail; to produce a senseless sound; to patter.
- leafs [rare, dialectal or perhaps in appropriate names (Toronto Maple Leafs)]
- limbs [of a forceps]
(v. i.) To prate; to babble; to railway; in order to make a senseless sound; to patter.
Bern, from 1848, and Blatter fiir bernische Geschichte, from 1905; Bernische Biographien (Bern, 1898-1906); E.