prating (adj.)
prattling, chattering, blathering
CE I.ii.101[Antipholus of Syracuse alone, of people in Ephesus] Disguised cheaters, prating mountebanks
CE II.i.81[Adriana to Dromio of Ephesus] Hence, prating peasant
H5 IV.i.77[Fluellen to Gower] If the enemy is an ass, and a fool, and a prating coxcomb, is it meet, think you, that we should also [be] ... a prating coxcomb?
Ham III.iv.216[Hamlet to Gertrude, of Polonius] a foolish prating knave
MV V.i.164[Gratiano to Nerissa, of her ring] I gave it to a youth ... / A prating boy that begged it as a fee
R3 III.i.151[Buckingham to Richard] this little prating York
RJ II.iv.196[Nurse to Romeo, of Juliet] when 'twas a little prating thing
TS IV.iii.112[Petruchio to Tailor, of what he will feel after being beaten] thou shalt think on prating whilst thou liv'st
WT IV.iv.337[Shepherd to Servant] Leave your prating
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