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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glut  \Glut\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Glutted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Glutting}.]  [OE.  glotten,  fr  OF  glotir  gloutir  L. 
  glutire  gluttire  cf  Gr  ?  to  eat,  Skr.  gar.  Cf 
  {Gluttion},  {Englut}.] 
  1.  To  swallow,  or  to  swallow  greedlly;  to  gorge. 
 
  Though  every  drop  of  water  swear  against  it  And 
  gape  at  widest  to  glut  him  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  fill  to  satiety;  to  satisfy  fully  the  desire  or  craving 
  of  to  satiate;  to  sate;  to  cloy. 
 
  His  faithful  heart,  a  bloody  sacrifice,  Torn  from 
  his  breast,  to  glut  the  tyrant's  eyes.  --Dryden. 
 
  The  realms  of  nature  and  of  art  were  ransacked  to 
  glut  the  wonder,  lust,  and  ferocity  of  a  degraded 
  populace.  --C.  Kingsley. 
 
  {To  glut  the  market},  to  furnish  an  oversupply  of  any  article 
  of  trade  so  that  there  is  no  sale  for  it 




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