TALK, verb intransitive tauk.
1. To converse familiarly; to speak, as in familiar discourse, when two or more persons interchange thoughts.
I will buy with you, sell with you, talk with you; but I will not eat with you.
In Aesop's time
When all things talk'd, and talk'd in rhyme.
I will come down and talk with thee. Numbers 11:17.
Did not our heart burn within us, while he talked with us by the way? Luke 24:14.
2. To prate; to speak impertinently.
3. To talk of, to relate; to tell; to give account. Authors talk of the wonderful remains of Palmyra.
The natural histories of Switzerland talk much of the fall of these rocks, and the great damage done.
So shall I talk of thy wondrous works. Psalms 119:27.
4. To speak; to reason; to confer.
Let me talk with thee of thy judgments. Jeremiah 12:1.
To talk to, in familiar language, to advise or exhort; or to reprove gently. I will talk to my son respecting his conduct.
TALK, noun tauk. Familiar converse; mutual discourse; that which is uttered by one person in familiar conversation, or the mutual converse of two or more.
Should a man full of talk be justified? Job 11:2.
In various talk th' instructive hours they past.
1. Report; rumor.
I hear a talk up and down of raising money.
2. Subject of discourse. This noble achievement is the talk of the whole town.
3. Among the Indians of North America, a public conference, as respecting peace or war, negotiation and the like; or an official verbal communication made from them to another nation or its agents, or made to them by the same.
TALK, a mineral. [See Talck.]