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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.

    A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil

  • _eventrer_, and Highland gillies now "gralloching," he subsided, and thought it best to go and consult the young lady's mother.

    Hereward, the Last of the English

  • 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.

    Rejection Letter

  • 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.

    Travels in West Africa

  • "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.

    Prince Fortunatus

  • "Indeed, you could not do better, sir, than sit down and hef a smoke, while me and Alec are gralloching the beast.

    Prince Fortunatus


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