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.
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.