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- v. Present participle of gralloch.
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I pointed out that one "skian-dhu" seemed to me sufficient for "gralloching" purposes, but he said two were better for bears.
_eventrer_, and Highland gillies now "gralloching," he subsided, and thought it best to go and consult the young lady's mother.
Nice rejection letter ... a fine subtlety complimenting the author while performing 'keyhole gralloching' on the publishers for their unenlightened greed by implication wanting the world handed to them on a - presumably third person - plate.
By looking down the ladder, I can see the pink, pig-like hippo, whose colour has been soaked out by the water, lying on the lower deck and the Captain and Engineer slitting down the skin intent on gralloching operations.
"Well, sir," the keeper made answer, as he drew out his gralloching knife, "you see, there's few things more difficult than to strap a deer on the back of a powny when there's no proper deer-saddle.
"Indeed, you could not do better, sir, than sit down and hef a smoke, while me and Alec are gralloching the beast.