gossiping (n.) Old form(s): gossipping
merry-making, joyful meeting
CE V.i.420[Dromio of Ephesus to Dromio of Syracuse, of the others] Will you walk in to see their gossiping?
KJ V.ii.59[Lewis the Dauphin to Salisbury, of people unlike him] Full warm of blood, of mirth, of gossiping
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