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blat

[ blat ]
/ blæt /
Chiefly Northeastern U.S. and Great Lakes.
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verb (used without object), blat·ted, blat·ting.
to make a loud or raucous noise.
verb (used with object), blat·ted, blat·ting.
to utter loudly and indiscreetly; blurt.
noun
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Origin of blat

1840–50; perhaps expressive variant of bleat; cf. blate2
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British Dictionary definitions for blat

blat
/ (blæt) /

verb blats, blatting or blatted US and Canadian
(intr) to cry out or bleat like a sheep
(tr) to utter indiscreetly in a loud voice

Word Origin for blat

C19: of imitative origin
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