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Clishmaclaver

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Clishmaclaver klish′maklāv′ėr gossip
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scot.

Usage

In literature:

And such a clishmaclaver as that man made!
"Dear Enemy" by Jean Webster
But it'll be whisky, I'm thinking; for I heard him at clishmaclavers with one of these randy, drucken old Eirishers.
"We and the World, Part II. (of II.)" by Juliana Horatia Ewing
Hae, Davie, tak thir clishmaclavers to Andrew Oliphant.
"Ringan Gilhaize" by John Galt
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