wag (one's) tongue

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wag (one's) tongue

To talk or chat. My dad is a pretty quiet guy, but when he's interested in something, he can really wag his tongue. My wife and her sister haven't seen each other in a while, so they've been wagging their tongues all day.
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References in classic literature ?
As to resenting any affront from her brother, he would have felt, even if he had not naturally been of a most pacific disposition, that to wag his tongue or lift his hand against that sacred gentleman would be an unhallowed act.
Hunt, who is seeking to become Britain's next prime minister, has made no attempt to correct his mistakes in talking about Hong Kongand has "continued to wag his tongue too freely" on the issue, Geng said.
Either the smart-alecky kid goes home with the policeman, or he takes off for home in high gear, not bothering to look back and wag his tongue at the pursuers.