• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Blatter To prate; to babble; to rail; to make a senseless noise; to patter. "The rain blattered .""They procured . . . preachers to blatter against me, . . . so that they had place and time to belie me shamefully."
    • ***
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • blatter To give forth or produce a quick succession of slight sounds; patter: as, “the rain blattered,”
    • blatter To speak or prate volubly; rail or rage.
    • n blatter A rattling or clattering noise (as of boards falling).
    • n blatter A volley of clattering words.
    • ***
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Blatter blat′tėr to talk overmuch, to prate
    • v.i Blatter to hurry or rush noisily
    • n Blatter a clatter of words, sound of rapid motion
    • ***


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. blaterare, to babble: cf. F. blatérer, to bleat


In literature:

He didna blatter, but he greeted so sair to be let oot, an syne he scratched a' the paint aff the door.
"Greyfriars Bobby" by Eleanor Atkinson
What a blattering on the windows, and what a cannonading on the battlements!
"Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 2" by John Wilson
A blatter of musketry was opened on them, and they too had to give up the attempt and return.
"The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918" by F.L. Morrison
Ere eild wi' his blatters had warsled me doun, vol.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volume VI" by Various
Ere eild wi' his blatters had warsled me doun, vol.
"The Modern Scottish Minstrel, Volumes I-VI." by Various
Also see 'Bunte Blatter, von A. W.
"Overbeck" by J. Beavington Atkinson
The Deacon there couldna let blatter wi' a hearty oath to save his withered sowl.
"The House with the Green Shutters" by George Douglas Brown
Their heroic thoughts are blattering through penny trumpets.
"Waiting for Daylight" by Henry Major Tomlinson
He will gar them blatter and bleeze upon the burning coals of hell!
"The Men of the Moss-Hags" by S. R. Crockett
I'm not your man, and we're not going to have any of that kind of blatter.
"Into the Primitive" by Robert Ames Bennet

In poetry:

I make nae doubt some senseless guff,
May draw his mull, and take a snuff,
And blatter o'er your lifeless stuff,
Wi' sumphish glee,
But men o' knowledge will him scuff,
An' say ye lie.
"Address To Doggerels" by Susannah Hawkins

In news:

FIFA president Sepp Blatter presiding over election corruption scandal.
Blatter awaits re-election as head of reeling FIFA.
The One and Only Sepp Blatter .
Blatter discusses the calendar, again.
FIFA president Sepp Blatter has spoken out again on the possibility of a shifting the 2022 World Cup to the winter months, which he points out could be at the end of a year as well as the start of it.
LONDON — FIFA President Sepp Blatter once described English football as being "run by idiots," according to Sebastian Coe.
GENEVA — FIFA President Sepp Blatter plans to speak with Cuban officials after three national team players defected in Canada ahead of a World Cup qualifier last week.
Blatter says Russia ahead of schedule.
Blatter acted like a 'dictator'.
GENEVA (AP) — Mohamed bin Hammam withdrew from FIFA's presidential election on Sunday, clearing the path for Sepp Blatter to continue his reign as head of world soccer's governing body as it deals with another corruption crisis.
I won't back down in racism row, says Sepp Blatter.
The One and Only Sepp Blatter.
Never, FIFA President Joseph Blatter says.
Blatter Rips English 'Idiots' in New Coe Book.
FIFA President Sepp Blatter once said English soccer 'run by idiots'.

In science:

Blatter, G. and Browne, D., “Zener tunneling and localization in small conducting rings”, Phys.
Lyapunov Exponents for Unitary Anderson Models
Blatter, Interference effects in isolated Josephson junction arrays with geometric symmetries, Phys.
Superinsulator-Superconductor Duality in Two Dimensions
The non-monotonic V -dependence at intermediate voltages, observed in the simulation, has been studied theoretically by Yip (1995), Volkov, Allsopp, and Lambert (1996), and Lesovik, Fauch`ere, and Blatter (1997), and experimentally by Poirier, Mailly, and Sanquer (1996), and Charlat et al.
Random-Matrix Theory of Quantum Transport
Blatter, eds., Laser-Beam Interaction with Materials; Physical Principles and Applications (Springer, Berlin, 1995).
{\it In-situ} Laser Microprocessing at the Quantum Level
Rev. B, 1995; van Otterlo, Feigelman, Geshkenbein, Blatter, Phys.
Two years later--lessons from vortex dynamics in super media