from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A place where fish are gutted.


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  • Why did your usually guttery mind not pick up on this?

    Wedding Day Jitterbugs

  • I visit Dawg's blog once in a way, because he is a decent person and I doubt very much he will lower himself to your guttery level ever.

    Dodo can fuck off.

  • Pettin's men surged up the steps at them, weapons flashing in the guttery light; Del's screaming, shrill as an angry hawk's, stabbed through Joanna's panic like the senseless sounds of nightmare.

    The Silicon Mage

  • The "Bath Road," for example, in parts, is as flat and well-formed a surface as one could hope to find, even in France itself, but at times it degenerates into a mere narrow, guttery alley, especially in its passage through some of the

    The Automobilist Abroad

  • You know why I linger in this dear room -- dear as the barrier that staves off guttery death?

    Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet

  • Its guttery flare exposed a bed, with a thin mattress and a skimpy cover, shoved close up under the sloping wall; a sprained chair on its last legs; an old horsehide trunk; a shaky washstand of cheap yellow pine, garnished forth with an ewer and a basin; a limp, frayed towel; and a minute segment of pale pink soap.

    The Escape of Mr. Trimm His Plight and other Plights

  • I am on picket, and writing in the guard-tent by a guttery lantern.

    In the Ranks of the C.I.V.

  • (it'll appear only on the eventual DVD), whether the mythical "live +7" DVR numbers are enough to buoy the guttery ratings -- it's enough to make a nerd think.

    Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch


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