- From Scottish Gaelic grealach ("entrails"). (Wiktionary)
“No, it was the gralloch prayer-I had seen the older man's eyes widen, and his glance at his sons as Jamie knelt over the carcass.”
“It was the gralloch prayer he had been taught as a boy, learning to hunt in the Highlands of Scotland.”
“Say that again, you foul-mouthed dog o 'Fife, and I'll gralloch you like a deer!" cried the Chamberlain, his face tingling.”
“If they find you in Lochaber they will gralloch you like a Yule hind. ”
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I'm wading through Patrick O'Brian's Aubrey/Maturin novels one by one, and someday, I'll wade through them again and list all the words I learned while reading them.
Edit: I started ma...
A place for me to keep words I found (or found anew) while reading Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series. (Culling my enormous "Learned (or Encountered) in Reading" list.)
Oddments culled from my "main" lists that belong in a display cabinet of their own, plus sundry other curiosities. :-)
Edible organ meats and leftover parts.
Looking for tweets for gralloch.