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  • noun A receptacle for discarded clam or lobster shells, often a large bowl or small bucket placed directly on the table during a meal.


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  • Consider these entries, all from the Gs: gaffle (several men gaffle into something heavy and lift it together), goose greens, grinding sheep, gundalow, gunkhole, gurnet, gurry and gurrybutt, guzzle hole.

    VERBATIM: The Language Quarterly Vol IX No 3


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