Words and Phrases
clash

“clash”

Meaning:

gossip

In Literature:

Excerpt from Elegy on a Loquacious Old Woman by Sarah Leech

Ye clatt’ring wives that weel like news,
come join in grief wi’ my poor muse:
for Kate could gi’e tho’ quite recluse,
clash to ilk ane -
nane pass’d her door without their dues,
but now she’s gane


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