We reached Canterbury while the light of the long summer evening still served, and clattered up the street in muddy bravery.
Then he clattered over the woodshed floor and peered into the kitchen.
She clattered the plates, and made such a noise, that they soon started from their sleep.
The reeds by the marshy shore were frost-glittering and clattered faintly.
The pair behind them crowded past and clattered hurriedly up the bare, polished stairs.
Shandy gave the bridle a swing, and it clattered to the floor from its peg.
So Fisher took up the forceps, and clattered around amongst Ellen's sound white teeth.
His electric lamp fell from his hand, and clattered to the floor.
One of the upper panes, just above his line of vision, clattered down as he pulled the bell-rope.
They thundered on the planks of the drawbridge and clattered on the stones of the courtyard.
late Old English clatrung "clattering, noise," verbal noun implying an Old English *clatrian, of imitative origin. Cf. Middle Dutch klateren, East Frisian klatern, dialectal German klattern. The noun is attested from mid-14c.