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gobbling


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gobble  \Gob"ble\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gobbled};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gobbling}.]  [Freq.  of  2d  gob.] 
  1.  To  swallow  or  eat  greedily  or  hastily;  to  gulp. 
 
  Supper  gobbled  up  in  haste.  --Swift. 
 
  2.  To  utter  (a  sound)  like  a  turkey  cock. 
 
  He  .  .  .  gobbles  out  a  note  of  self-approbation. 
  --Goldsmith. 
 
  {To  gobble  up},  to  capture  in  a  mass  or  in  masses;  to  capture 
  suddenly.  [Slang] 




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