The groom is a prating rascal, and your maid ought to mind her own affairs.
I will have no gallivanting, no cozening and smiling and prating and distracting.
And now let there be no more of this prating in mid-battle as though we were children.
“I am tired of thy watching and prating,” declared Francis with spirit.
Prating like a school-boy about a summons from Miss Wardour.