Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of guttle.

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Examples

  • We led a strange life; sometimes ma was dressed in sattn and rooge, and sometimes in rags and dutt; sometimes I got kisses, and sometimes kix; sometimes gin, and sometimes shampang; law bless us! how she used to swear at me, and cuddle me; there we were, quarrelling and making up, sober and tipsy, starving and guttling by turns, just as ma got money or spent it.

    The Memoirs of Mr. Charles J. Yellowplush

  • Bunbury; and though French caricaturists have done no more than justice to our guttling Bob Fudges, I question whether they would not find subjects of greater science and physical powers among their own countrymen.

    Itinerary of Provence and the Rhone Made During the Year 1819

  • The Neapolitan character was handled more unmercifully in the part of a guttling, fulsome old coxcomb, as cowardly as the Dane was quarrelsome.

    Itinerary of Provence and the Rhone Made During the Year 1819

  • It was then in a good state to be destroyed by that devout William the Conqueror, who came to take the Saxon world in its sins of guttling and guzzling.

    Seven English Cities

  • 'Here you will find no guttling or gormandising, no turtle or nightingales' tongues, 'said the extravagant, whose name, by the way, was Dalmahoy.

    St. Ives, Being the Adventures of a French Prisoner in England

  • We trust that, sooner or later, some of the funds now spent on guttling and guzzling will be devoted to substituting facsimiles of ancient coloured glass for the painted mistakes of Sir Joshua Reynolds, and restoring the ancient glories of gilt and colour to the carved work.

    Rides on Railways

  • 'Tis this afflicts him, that the army for guttling is now disbanded.

    The Captiva and the Mostellaria

  • Cutler, the Surgeon, &c., -- that society of old fogies, in fine, who give each other dinners round and round, and dine for the mere purpose of guttling -- these, again, are Dinner-giving Snobs.

    The Book of Snobs

  • What a contempt they must have for the guttling crowd to whom they minister -- those solemn pastry-cook's men!

    The Christmas Books of Mr. M.A. Titmarsh

  • In defiance of the old proverb, "_le ventre est le plus grand de tous nos ennemis, _" guttling and guzzling is the rage of these upstarts.

    Paris as It Was and as It Is

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