rag-chewing

rag-chewing

Discussion, chatting, conversation, etc., especially that which is drawn out or continued at tedious length. Please turn the radio to a different channel—listening to this rag-chewing is putting me to sleep.
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For a few more seconds we listened to the code line lilting along, musical in its tone, rising and falling in swings rather more exaggerated than those of the usual rag-chewing.
When it came to rag-chewing they were true enthusiasts, with the shut-in's naivete and eagerness.