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TAT'TLE, verb intransitive

1. To prate; to talk idly; to use many words with little meaning.

Excuse it by the tattling quality of age, which is always narrative.

2. To tell tales; to communicate secrets; as a tattling girl.

TAT'TLE, noun Prate, idle talk or chat; trifling talk.

They told the tattle of the day.