town-talk

town talk

[toun tawk for 1; toun tawk for 2]
noun
1.
the usual talk, gossip, or rumors, as in a village or town.
2.
the subject of gossip, rumor, or the like: They've been the town talk ever since their elopement.

Origin:
1535–45

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