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gralloch

noun
  1. the entrails of a deer
  2. the act or an instance of disembowelling a deer killed in a hunt
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verb (tr)
  1. to disembowel (a deer killed in a hunt)
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Word Origin for gralloch

C19: from Scottish Gaelic grealach intestines
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Historical Examples of gralloch

  • 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.