- a baby's toy that makes percussive noises when shaken
- shake and cause to make a rattling noise
- The earthquake caused the house to rattle.
- The baby was shaking the rattle.
- When the train goes through the station, the windows rattle noisily and the whole house shakes.
- He's a little on edge today. I wouldn't rattle his cage if I were you.
- When you talk of the devil you will hear his bones rattle.
- Flies high the cow and low the cattle, a twister does the farmyard rattle.