blat

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v blat cry plaintively "The lambs were bleating"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Blat To cry, as a calf or sheep; to bleat; to make a senseless noise; to talk inconsiderately.
    • v. t Blat To utter inconsiderately. "If I have anything on my mind, I have to blat it right out."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • blat To utter heedlessly; blurt out: as, he blatted the news.
    • blat To talk inconsiderately or nonsensically; blather.
    • blat To bleat.
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Usage

In literature:

Perhaps the calf blatted a little as the heat scorched.
"Arizona Nights" by Stewart Edward White
Immediately they were greeted by the whirr of wheels, the chatter of many herders, and the blatting of sheep.
"The Story of Wool" by Sara Ware Bassett
The baby hasn't done anything but blat since the nurse coupled it onto the goat hydrant.
"The Grocery Man And Peck's Bad Boy Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa, No. 2 - 1883" by George W. Peck
The blatting of cows could be heard as the riders moved the phantom cattle from their bedding-ground.
"The Fighting Edge" by William MacLeod Raine
When she again killed the blatting motor, she let it stay dead.
"Free Air" by Sinclair Lewis
So it came snorting and blatting to the other side and climbed up the bank.
"The Free Range" by Francis William Sullivan
We can't blat this wild yarn all over the air or the passenger lines would have our scalps.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
But she knew he was an FBI Agent, and she might pick any second to blat it out in the face of an astonished bartender.
"Occasion for Disaster" by Gordon Randall Garrett
The roar of ayes overwhelmed the blat of noes.
"In the Heart of a Fool" by William Allen White
He could almost hear the noise, the screeching of brakes, the fistfights, the shouts, the blatting of horns.
"Bear Trap" by Alan Edward Nourse
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In news:

Jeff Blat of Larksville holds his son Hunter prior to his deployment with the 109th Field Artillery to Kuwait this month.
Scott Walker may conjure the sublime sounds of our unknown nightmares, but the opening brass blat on "Epizootics".
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In science:

Moghnieh, A. and Blat, J. (2009). A basic framework for integrating social and collaborative applications into learning environments.
In the Face (book) of Social Learning
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