from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A dung-sledge.
  • noun A large butt or cask used as a receptacle for cod-livers.


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  • Penn, dump these in the gurry-butt 'fore you sleep.

    Captains Courageous

  • "'Cause you've jest the same ez lee-bowed him, an 'he don't take that from any boat, not to speak o' sech a driftin 'gurry-butt as you be."

    Captains Courageous


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  • Century Dictionary has wonderful definitions of this term. My my, we've come so far as a species.

    December 6, 2010

  • Where has Century gorn?

    August 27, 2015