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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Chatter
 
  Chattering like a flock of daws.
            —Anonymous
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  Our teeth are all achatter like the clinking castanets.
            —Joseph Ashby-Sterry
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  Chatters like a jay.
            —Robert Browning
  3
  Chatter like bone castanets.
            —Lewis Carroll
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  Teeth chattering like a Morse sounder.
            —Irvin Cobb
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  Chatter … Like silly school-girls in the silliest mood.
            —Jean Ingelow
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  Chatter like a mob of sparrows.
            —Jerome K. Jerome
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  A constant chatter, like a magpie in the trees.
            —W. S. McFetridge
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  Chattering like magpies.
            —Christina Georgina Rossetti
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  Chatter like sick flies.
            —Algernon Charles Swinburne
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  Like a crane or a swallow, so did I chatter.
            —Old Testament
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  Hear him chatter, like a taught starling.
            —John Webster
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