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claver

[kley-ver, klah-] /ˈkleɪ vər, ˈklɑ-/
noun, Scot. and North England
1.
idle talk; gossip.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; origin uncertain
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claver

/ˈkleɪvə/
verb (intransitive)
1.
to talk idly; gossip
noun
2.
(often pl) idle talk; gossip
Word Origin
C13: of uncertain origin
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