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An informal social gathering at which coffee is served.
- ‘The local café in the Little Town keeps a pot of Joe hot at all times and throughout the long slow afternoons locals wander in to have a solitary cup or to join various klatsches.’
- ‘Members of this regular klatch include two retired textile mill workers, a warehouse supervisor, a bus driver and a house painter.’
1950s: from German Klatsch ‘gossip’.
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