Mudcat Café message #3411351 The Mudcat Café TM
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Posted By: Mick Pearce (MCP)
28-Sep-12 - 09:15 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Poverty Knock
Subject: RE: Origins: Poverty Knock
OED: guttle v. 1654 [fr GUT sb. after GUZZLE v.] 1. intr. To eat voraciously; to gormandize. 2. trans. To devour or swallow greedily 1685. Hence Guttler, a glutton; a gormandizer.