Sunday, June 08, 2014
Citations for prate
"...What is prudence but avarice? What is generosity but a deceit? And yet men prate of themselves as if they were deities."
The stones of Cambridge no longer prate of thy whereabout! Death hath removed thee,—may it not be to that bourne where alone thy oaths can be outdone!
Origin of prate
late Middle English
Prate finds its roots in the Middle Dutch praeten meaning "to speak." It came to English during the time when Middle English was spoken.