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/ˈɡrælək; Scottish ˈɡrælɒx/
the entrails of a deer
the act or an instance of disembowelling a deer killed in a hunt
verb (transitive)
to disembowel (a deer killed in a hunt)
Word Origin
C19: from Scottish Gaelic grealach intestines
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  • Say that again, you foul-mouthed dog o' Fife, and I'll gralloch you like a deer!

    Doom Castle Neil Munro
  • I remember, during the gralloch, some dreadfully poor charcoal-burners appearing on the scene to beg for food.

    Unexplored Spain Abel Chapman
  • It was too dark to do more than pull him out of the water and gralloch him, and we had a hard paddle back to camp in the dark.

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