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gollop

verb
  1. to eat or drink (something) quickly or greedily
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Derived Formsgolloper, noun

Word Origin

dialect variant of gulp
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Historical Examples

  • And then Mr. Gollop sat up and grinned with the culminating joy of the morning!

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    Roy Norton

  • Gollop sometimes assumed that prodigious seriousness when about to pass out specimens of his best humor.

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    Roy Norton

  • "I hope you remember me too, Mr. Gollop," she said, after he had automatically shaken hands with her mother.

    Mixed Faces

    Roy Norton

  • At the end of four days, Mr. Gollop, making the excuse of urgent business, entrained for New York.

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    Roy Norton

  • Tell her Mr. Gollop has gone—called away hurriedly; just in time to catch a train; no time to pack.

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    Roy Norton