Word Origin and History for gulliver
male proper name, from Old French goulafre "glutton," a very common name, found as a surname in Domesday Book (William Gulafra).
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Historical Examples of gulliver
Like Gulliver's Travels, its object was satire, but its result is also interest.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
He used to read Swift to me, though I didn't care for it much, except for Gulliver.The Long Roll
Would the quantity of meat be too large for Gulliver to eat?Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 10
Charles Herbert Sylvester
Nobody ever knew the best part of the story but Moppet, Davy, and Gulliver.Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag VI
Louisa M. Alcott
It is a pity that Gulliver's Travels are already in existence.