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blath·er / ˈbla[voicedth]ər/ (also bleth·er / ˈble[voicedth]ər/ or blith·er / ˈbli[voicedth]ər/ ) • v. [intr.] talk long-windedly without making very much sense: she began blathering on about spirituality and life after death [as n.] (blathering) now stop your blathering and get back to work. • n. long-winded talk with no real substance.

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blather

blather, blether talk nonsense. XV. orig. Sc. — ON. blaðra, f. blaðr nonsense. For the var. blether Cf. Sc. gether for gather.
Hence as sb. XVIII.

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blather

blatherblather, foregather, gather, slather •farther, father, lather, rather •grandfather • stepfather • godfather •forefather •altogether, feather, heather, leather, nether, tether, together, weather, wether, whether •bather • sunbather •bequeather, breather •dither, hither, slither, swither, thither, whither, wither, zither •either, neither •bother, pother •Rhondda • mouther • loather •smoother, soother •another, brother, mother, other, smother, t'other •grandmother • stepmother •godmother • housemother •stepbrother • further

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