Definitions

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  • adj. Like gruel.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Like gruel; of the consistence of gruel.

Etymologies

gruel +‎ -y (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Then, passing forward, he shouted to know where his mother was, and, having found her, entreated she would order some comfortable, gruelly stuff or other, to be made for the sick old woman, particularly insisting that it should have ale or wine, as well as spice and sugar in it.

    Aunt Judy's Tales

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