Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of swallowing.
  • n. A guzzling- or drinking-match.

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Examples

  • Hudson [Footnote: The real name of this veteran sportsman is now restored.] the keeper, and sicken a day as we had wi 'the foumarts and the tods, and sicken a blythe gae-down as we had again e'en!

    Guy Mannering, Or, the Astrologer — Complete

  • Lord, man, he sent Tam Hudson [Footnote: The real name of this veteran sportsman is now restored.] the keeper, and sicken a day as we had wi 'the foumarts and the tods, and sicken a blythe gae-down as we had again e'en!

    Guy Mannering — Complete

  • a 'just for a bield at auld Aiken Drum's bridal, and a bit blithe gae-down wi' had in't, some sair rainy weather.

    The Antiquary

  • a wheen hallenshakers like mysell, and the mason-lads that built the lang dike that gaes down the loaning, and twa or three herds maybe, just set to wark, and built this bit thing here that ye ca 'the -- the -- Praetorian, and a' just for a bield at auld Aiken Drum's bridal, and a bit blithe gae-down wi 'had in't, some sair rainy weather.

    The Antiquary — Complete

  • Hudson11 the keeper, and sicken a day as we had wi’ the foumarts and the tods, and sicken a blythe gae-down as we had again e’en!

    Guy Mannering

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