clit·​ter | \ˈklitə(r)\
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of clitter 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: to make a frictional or rattling sound : stridulate especially softly a cicada clittering her breath made in her throat a little clittering sound— F. M. Ford

clitter

noun
\ˈklitə(r)\
plural -s

Definition of clitter (Entry 2 of 2)

dialectal, England

: a mass of loose stones tumbled clitters of granite

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History and Etymology for clitter

Intransitive verb

probably alteration of clatter

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