clishmaclaver

clishmaclaver

[klish-muh-kley-ver, kleesh-]
noun Scot.
gossip; idle or foolish talk.

Origin:
1720–30; clish(-clash) gossip (gradational compound based on clash) + -ma- (< ?) + claver

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clishmaclaver (ˌklɪʃməˈkleɪvə)
 
n
(Scot) idle talk; gossip
 
[C16: from clish-clash, reduplication of clash + claver]

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