|Noah Webster's Dictionary|
1. (v. i.) To talk much and to little purpose; to be loquacious; to speak foolishly; to babble.
2. (v. t.) To utter foolishly; to speak without reason or purpose; to chatter, or babble.
3. (n.) Talk to little purpose; trifling talk; unmeaning loquacity.
Prate (1 Occurrence)
Psalms 94:4 They prate, they speak arrogantly: All the workers of iniquity boast themselves. (ASV)