from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A base-born person; one sprung from the lowest ranks of society.
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And do not the clownish and gutter-blood admirers of Mr. Flamson like him all the more because they are conscious that he is a knave?
to assemble for Normandy, Seamus Heaney's anonymous narrator recalls a morning of pig slaughter, "sunlight and gutter-blood/Outside the slaughterhouse."