Rattle
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (v. i.) To make a quick succession of sharp, inharmonious noises, as by the collision of hard and not very sonorous bodies shaken together; to clatter.

2. (v. i.) To drive or ride briskly, so as to make a clattering; as, we rattled along for a couple of miles.

3. (v. i.) To make a clatter with the voice; to talk rapidly and idly; to clatter; -- with on or away; as, she rattled on for an hour.

4. (v. t.) To cause to make a rattling or clattering sound; as, to rattle a chain.

5. (v. t.) To assail, annoy, or stun with a rattling noise.

6. (v. t.) Hence, to disconcert; to confuse; as, to rattle one's judgment; to rattle a player in a game.

7. (v. t.) To scold; to rail at.

8. (n.) A rapid succession of sharp, clattering sounds; as, the rattle of a drum.

9. (n.) Noisy, rapid talk.

10. (n.) An instrument with which a rattling sound is made; especially, a child's toy that rattles when shaken.

11. (n.) A noisy, senseless talker; a jabberer.

12. (n.) A scolding; a sharp rebuke.

13. (n.) Any organ of an animal having a structure adapted to produce a rattling sound.

14. (n.) The noise in the throat produced by the air in passing through mucus which the lungs are unable to expel; -- chiefly observable at the approach of death, when it is called the death rattle. See R/le.

Strong's Hebrew
7439. ranah -- to rattle
... ranah. 7440 . to rattle. Transliteration: ranah Phonetic Spelling: (raw-naw')
Short Definition: rattles. ... root Definition to rattle NASB Word Usage rattles (1). ...
/hebrew/7439.htm - 5k

5913. akas -- to shake bangles, rattle, tinkle
... 5912, 5913. akas. 5914 . to shake bangles, rattle, tinkle. Transliteration:
akas Phonetic Spelling: (aw-kas') Short Definition: bangles. ...
/hebrew/5913.htm - 6k

4517. menaanea -- probably (a kind of musical) rattle
... 4516, 4517. menaanea. 4518 . probably (a kind of musical) rattle. Transliteration:
menaanea Phonetic Spelling: (men-ah-ah') Short Definition: castanets. ...
/hebrew/4517.htm - 6k

6750. tsalal -- to tingle, quiver
... A primitive root (identical with tsalal through the idea of vibration); to tinkle,
ie Rattle together (as the ears in reddening with shame, or the teeth in ...
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Library

Then, Distinguishing Between Essence and Generation, He Declares ...
... Book IV. Section 9. Then, distinguishing between essence and generation, he declares
the empty and frivolous language of Eunomius to be like a rattle. ...
/.../section 9 then distinguishing between.htm

Phasaelus is Too Hard for Felix; Herod Also Overcomes Antigonus in ...
... Phasaelus Is Too Hard For Felix; Herod Also Overcomes Antigonus In Rattle; And The
Jews Accuse Both Herod And Phasaelus But Antonius Acquits Them, And Makes ...
/.../chapter 12 phasaelus is too.htm

A Letter from a West Indian Cottage Ornee
... You hear a sudden rattle, as of boards and brown paper, overhead, and find that
it is the clashing of the huge leaves of a young fan palm, {78a} growing not ...
//christianbookshelf.org/kingsley/at last/chapter v a letter from.htm

The Wars of the Jews or History of the Destruction of Jerusalem
... Phasaelus Is Too Hard For Felix; Herod Also Overcomes Antigonus In Rattle; And The
Jews Accuse Both Herod And Phasaelus But Antonius Acquits Them, And Makes ...
/.../josephus/the wars of the jews or history of the destruction of jerusalem/

Of the Prophecies of the Birth and Achievements of Christ.
... Forsooth, by His babyish cry the infant would summon men to arms, and would give
the signal of war not with clarion, but with rattle, and point out the foe ...
/.../tertullian/an answer to the jews/chapter ix of the prophecies of.htm

Call to China and Voyage Hence
... On the ridge swung the toll-gate, and a little beyond might be heard the hum
and rattle of the grist-mill. His father kept the toll-gate. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/fagg/forty years in south china/ii call to china and.htm

The Death of Saint Denis.
... Still he kept his armour on, though his shrunken form often seemed to rattle within
it; and the chill blasts, as they entered the crevices, blew round and ...
/.../kingston/the seven champions of christendom/chapter seventeen the death of.htm

The Tangled Web
... Hourly the rattle of small stones increased, merely to attract the attention of
the citizens to an activity to which they were so accustomed that it was almost ...
/.../miller/the city of delight/chapter xvii the tangled web.htm

It was Near the Middle Hour of the Night. ...
... Antipater halted, presently, and tapped with his seal ring on a metal door.
Then a rattle of bolts and the door swung open. "Now ...
//christianbookshelf.org/bacheller/vergilius/chapter 8 it was near.htm

The Festival of Games, in Honor of Augustus, were About to Begin ...
... beneath a great arch. Then a trumpet peal and a rattle of iron wheels.
Brawny arms were pushing a movable arena. Swiftly it came ...
//christianbookshelf.org/bacheller/vergilius/chapter 24 the festival of.htm

Thesaurus
Rattle (2 Occurrences)
... 4. (vt) To cause to make a rattling or clattering sound; as, to rattle a chain.
5. (vt) To assail, annoy, or stun with a rattling noise. ...
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Rats (5 Occurrences)

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Thunder (48 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) To produce thunder; to sound, rattle, or roar, as a discharge of atmospheric
electricity; -- often used impersonally; as, it thundered continuously. ...
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Rattles (1 Occurrence)

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Clatter (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (vi) To talk fast and noisily; to rattle with the tongue. 3. (vt) To
make a rattling noise with. 4. (n.) A rattling noise, esp. ...
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Halbert (2 Occurrences)
... Multi-Version Concordance Halbert (2 Occurrences). Job 39:23 Against him rattle
doth quiver, The flame of a spear, and a halbert. (YLT). ...
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Rattling (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rattle. Multi-Version
Concordance Rattling (4 Occurrences). Job 39:13 The wing of ...
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Flame (61 Occurrences)
... (BBE DBY NAS RSV NIV). Job 39:23 Against him rattle doth quiver, The flame of a
spear, and a halbert. (YLT). Job 41:21 His breath kindles coals. ...
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Concordance
Rattle (2 Occurrences)

Job 39:23
The quiver rattles against him, the flashing spear and the javelin.
(Root in WEB KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Job 41:29
Clubs are accounted as stubble; he laugheth at the rattling of the javelin.
(See RSV)

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Rats (5 Occurrences)

Thunder (48 Occurrences)

Rattles (1 Occurrence)

Clatter (2 Occurrences)

Halbert (2 Occurrences)

Rattling (4 Occurrences)

Flame (61 Occurrences)

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