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Rattle, vb. 1) intr. to make a clattering sound: “dead men's --ing bones,” Rom. IV, 1, 82. “our --ing tabourines,” Ant. IV, 8, 37. Used of a clattering tongue: “the --ing tongue of saucy and audacious eloquence,” Mids. V, 102. Of the thunder: “the dread --ing thunder,” Tp. V, 44. “he was as --ing thunder,” Ant. V, 2, 86.
2) to berattle, to stun with noise: another (drum) “shall as loud as thine r. the welkin's ear,” John V, 2, 172.
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