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[bleth -er] /ˈblɛð ər/
noun, verb (used with or without object)
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  • "I'm talkin' blether," she said, stumbling over a stone in the road.

    Changing Winds

    St. John G. Ervine
  • He replied, Och, we just boomed yon stone boxes until they stopped their blether, and then went to the next one.

  • These conversations usually ended in an admonition from Lisbeth to Peter to eat his meat and no blether.

    Hunter's Marjory Margaret Bruce Clarke
  • Her faither's ga' blether's fu' o' ga' stanes, or as my faither ca'es them, ga' nuts—a decided icterus or jaundice.

  • As if the holy Psalmist thought of rattling rhymes in blether, like his own silly clinkum-clankum that he calls verse!

    Red Cap Tales Samuel Rutherford Crockett
  • In the same way Mr. Philip can blether to his silly heart's content and he'll never prove that I'm a bold girl.

    The Judge

    Rebecca West
British Dictionary definitions for blether


verb, noun
(Scot) a variant spelling of blather
Word Origin
C16: from Old Norse blathra, from blathr nonsense
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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