Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a thin, lean, or flaccid belly, as a fish.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • That thin-gutted frog-eater has got me feeling hotter than hoss radish!

    Nevermore

  • Think of that, ye thin-gutted weavers of Manchester.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 1, October 16, 1841

  • Candlestick, followed by the puritanical figure we have described, after he had, at the expense of some time and difficulty, and by the assistance of a 'louping-on-stane,' or structure of masonry erected for the traveller's convenience in front of the house, elevated his person to the back of a long-backed, raw-boned, thin-gutted phantom of a broken-down blood-horse, on which Waverley's portmanteau was deposited.

    Waverley: or, 'Tis sixty years since

  • He mounted Dermid accordingly and sallied forth from the Golden Candlestick, followed by the puritanical figure we have described, after he had, at the expense of some time and difficulty, and by the assistance of a 'louping - on-stane,' or structure of masonry erected for the traveller's convenience in front of the house, elevated his person to the back of a long-backed, raw-boned, thin-gutted phantom of a broken-down blood-horse, on which Waverley's portmanteau was deposited.

    Waverley — Volume 1

  • 'louping-on-stane,' or structure of masonry erected for the traveller's convenience in front of the house, elevated his person to the back of a long-backed, raw-boned, thin-gutted phantom of a broken-down blood-horse, on which Waverley's portmanteau was deposited.

    Waverley

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