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blate2

[bleyt]Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S.
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verb (used without object), blat·ed, blat·ing.
  1. bleat.
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noun
  1. bleat(def 4).
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Origin of blate2

1855–60; perhaps dialectal variant of bleat (cf. great)
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