klatch or klatsch [kläch, klach]
Ger klatsch, gossip; of echoic orig.
Informal an informal gathering, as for conversation

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klatch or klatsch (klăch, kläch) n.
A casual social gathering, usually for conversation.
  [German Klatsch, from klatschen, to gossip, make a sharp noise, of imitative origin.]

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