Definitions starting with T

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[cf. OED talk a tale, talk news obs.→1682] v. to tell (a story or joke): 1895 Talk old stories (Edwards 19). 1918 Talk dat joke again (Parsons 81). <Black>

talk people business [cf.OED talk discuss, now colloq.] phr. to gossip: Brinka like talk people business. She like say things bout people (Andros).

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Last update: 2011-05-18 18:26
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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