Definition for TALK

TALK, n.1 [tauk.]

  1. Familiar converse; mutual discourse; that which is uttered by one person in familiar conversation, or the mutual converse of two or more. Should a man full of talk be justified? Job xi. In various talk th' instructive hours they past. Pope.
  2. Report; rumor. I hear a talk up and down of raising money. Locke.
  3. Subject of discourse. This noble achievement is the talk of the whole town.
  4. Among the Indians of North America, a public conference, as respecting peace or war, negotiation and the like; or an official verbal communication made from them to another nation or its agents, or made to them by the same.

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