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  • n. Plural form of glottal.

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Examples

  • Not a black or a brown face in the gaff - to put it bluntly - and instead of cockney glottals stopping at the bar, there's the wicker and whinny of Sloaney ponies and their financial servicers.

    New Statesman

  • A City Half-Lost is airy and delicate-a chiming glockenspiel here, a gentle push from an accordion there -- and Baumgaertner's half-English, half-German vocals transform words from both languages into giant, down-filled pillows, even when they're filled with the harshest consonants and glottals.

    Idolator: Music News, Reviews, And Gossip

  • The most commonly accepted form is actually ee eee ee, derived from reconstructed proto-Rodent *ei iig ei' (the loss of voiced stops, final glottals and compensatory vowel heightening is well attested in mouse, rat (and somewhat irregularly in grey squirrel, though curiously, red squirrel retained them, giving the modern forms ea eeg ea.

    languagehat.com: RAT-ENGLISH DICTIONARY.

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