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glutch

[gluhch]Newfoundland.
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verb (used with object)
  1. to swallow.
noun
  1. a mouthful.

Origin of glutch

compare British dialect glutch, with same sense; of uncertain origin
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Examples from the Web for glutch

Historical Examples

  • Oh for one day's respite from the politeness of Mrs. Glutch!

    My Miscellanies, Vol. 1 (of 2)

    Wilkie Collins

  • I put it on the drawers, Mrs. Glutch, ready to go back, last night.

  • Perhaps you took it down-stairs then yourself, Mrs. Glutch, by mistake?

  • Alas, for Number One, it is always a figure in the likeness of Mrs. Glutch.

  • He's got a ketch in his glutch and the Missus wants you to come over right now to sit up with him.

    Harbor Jim of Newfoundland

    Alden Eugene Bartlett


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