gobble


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gobble \Gob"ble\, v. i.
   1. To eat greedily.
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   2. To make a noise like that of a turkey cock. --Prior.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gobble \Gob"ble\, n.
   A noise made in the throat.
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         Ducks and geese . . . set up a discordant gobble.
                                                  --Mrs. Gore.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gobble \Gob"ble\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gobbled; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Gobbling.] [Freq. of 2d gob.]
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   1. To swallow or eat greedily or hastily; to gulp.
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            Supper gobbled up in haste.           --Swift.
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   2. To utter (a sound) like a turkey cock.
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            He . . . gobbles out a note of self-approbation.
                                                  --Goldsmith.
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   To gobble up, to capture in a mass or in masses; to capture
      suddenly. [Slang]
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