Another posts

neptunian definition maitre d'hotel definition sardonic laugh screw steamer low latitude definition hyperchromic definition palliating definition evanesced definition penultimate in a sentence nervous fever pettle definition fidus achates definition horse cocked beginning rhyme ingathering definition neutral salt examples skin eruption definition pull a face grim grum congress shoe pledge card examples jubilance meaning gaffle definition life-sustaining definition thick and thin meaning polar opposite examples madinah definition hawkish nose spiritual domain define saprophytism heath in spanish nasolacrimal definition plentitude definition

Clishmaclaver

Definitions

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

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
***