v. t.1.To make rattle; to scold vociferously; to cry down.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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According to Rosencrantz's account, the "little eyases" of the child companies "so berattle the common stages" that fashionable theater goers fear to attend the public theaters and for a time the only successful plays were those in which the child and adult companies attacked each other.
These are now the fashion, and so berattle the common stages--so they call them--that many wearing rapiers are afraid of goose-quills and dare scarce come thither" (2.2.337-42).