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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 chat /ˈʧæt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chat, n.
 1. A twig, cone, or little branch. See Chit.
 2. pl. Mining Small stones with ore.
 Chat potatoes, small potatoes, such as are given to swine. [Local.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chat, v. t. To talk of. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chat, n.
 1. Light, familiar talk; conversation; gossip.
 Snuff, or fan, supply each pause of chat,
 With singing, laughing, ogling, and all that.   --Pope.
 2. Zool. A bird of the genus Icteria, allied to the warblers, in America.  The best known species are the yellow-breasted chat (Icteria viridis), and the long-tailed chat (Icteria longicauda). In Europe the name is given to several birds of the family Saxicolidæ, as the stonechat, and whinchat.
 Bush chat. Zool. See under Bush.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Chat v. i. [imp. & p. p. Chatted; p. pr. & vb. n. Chatting.]  To talk in a light and familiar manner; to converse without form or ceremony; to gossip.
    To chat a while on their adventures.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- To talk; chatter; gossip; converse.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an informal conversation [syn: confab, confabulation, schmooze,
      2: birds having a chattering call [syn: New World chat]
      3: songbirds having a chattering call [syn: Old World chat]
      v : talk socially without exchanging too much information; "the
          men were sitting in the cafe and shooting the breeze"
          [syn: chew the fat, shoot the breeze, confabulate,
          confab, chitchat, chatter, chaffer, natter, gossip,
           jaw, claver, visit]
      [also: chatting, chatted]