talewise

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tale +‎ -wise.

Adjective[edit]

talewise

  1. given to gossip or telling tales; talkative, garrulous
    • c. 1385, William Langland, Piers Plowman, III:
      For she is tikil of hire taile · talwis of tonge / As comune as a cartwey · to eche a knaue þat walketh.