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witter

/ˈwɪtə/
verb
1.
(intransitive) often foll by on. to chatter or babble pointlessly or at unnecessary length
noun
2.
pointless chat; chatter
Word Origin
C20: from dialect; compare twitter
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  • The only fellow they can play in his place is witter, and he's a pygmy.

    Behind the Line Ralph Henry Barbour
  • witter was standing near the curb, but the death-car passed without his seeing it.

    News Writing M. Lyle Spencer
  • Not that witter doesn't know the position, for he does; but he's too light.

    Behind the Line Ralph Henry Barbour
  • This was the vault of the witter family, a daughter of which Commodore Nicholson married.

    Albert Gallatin John Austin Stevens
  • As Foster had said, witter, while he was a good player, was light for the position.

    Behind the Line Ralph Henry Barbour
  • witter and Hurst were seized upon by the coaches and drilled in the tactics of right-guard.

    Behind the Line Ralph Henry Barbour
  • witter was standing near the curb, but failed to see the death-car pass.

    News Writing M. Lyle Spencer

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