bleater

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

bleat + -er

Noun[edit]

bleater (plural bleaters)

  1. Agent noun of bleat; one who bleats.
    • 1956, C. S. Lewis, The Last Battle, Collins, 1998, Chapter 3,
      "Baby!" he hissed. "Silly little bleater! Go home to your mother and drink milk. [] "
    • 2007, Virgil, Aeneid, translated by Frederick Ahl, Oxford University Press, Book 7, line 538, p. 175,
      Five flocks of bleaters he had, and five herds of cattle to shelter []

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