chitter

[chit-er]
verb (used without object)
to twitter.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English che(a)teren, chiteren, variant of chateren to chatter

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chitter (ˈtʃɪtə)
 
vb
1.  chiefly (US) to twitter or chirp
2.  shiver a dialect word for chatter
 
[C14: of imitative origin]

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Birds chitter in the old cherry trees that are heavy with blossoms and new plant growth is visible all around.
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