[klahch, klach]
a casual gathering of people, especially for refreshments and informal conversation: a sewing klatsch.
Also, klatch.

1950–55; < German Klatsch chitchat, gossip

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1953, from Ger., "gossip," which is said in Ger. sources to be onomatopoeic (cf. klatschen "clap hands," klatsch "a single clap of the hands").
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Klatch, which have been at peace for nearly a century, both countries claim it.
They wanted it provided in a coffee klatch situation or from their provider.
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