Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Magilp, as made by drying gum mastic into a strong drying oil in which sugar of lead was substituted for the litharge previously used. The name is not now in use. See magilp.

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Examples

  • I just don't seem to have the gumtion to go out and rig the game for myself in a way that would benefit me.

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  • They have gumtion (when's the last time you saw that word in print?) and some Amerian politicians; not like ours in California (except for DeVore and Harman) who spend all their time (and our money) kissing the posterior annexes of illegal aliens and union bosses.

    POLITICO MAFIOSO

  • This country might be sh*t right now but it has also been VERY sh*t in the past and has managed to be pulled around because some people have the gumtion to stick around rather than bail at the first opportunity.

    Army Rumour Service

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