(Gul"ly), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gullied (#); p. pr. & vb. n. Gullying.] To wear into a gully or into
(Gul"ly), v. i. To flow noisily. [Obs.] Johnson.
(Gu*los"i*ty) n. [L. gulositas, fr. gulosus gluttonous. See Gullet.] Excessive appetite; greediness; voracity.
[R.] Sir T. Browne.
(Gulp) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gulped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gulping.] [D. gulpen, cf. OD. golpe gulf.]
To swallow eagerly, or in large draughts; to swallow up; to take down at one swallow.
He does not swallow, but he gulps it down.Cowper.
The old man . . . glibly gulped down the whole narrative.Fielding. To gulp up, to throw up from the stomach; to disgorge.
1. The act of taking a large mouthful; a swallow, or as much as is awallowed at once.
2. A disgorging. [Colloq.]
(Gulph) n. [Obs.] See Gulf.
(Gult) n. Guilt. See Guilt. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Gult"y) a. Guilty. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Gul"y) a. Of or pertaining to gules; red. "Those fatal guly dragons." Milton.
Gum rash (Med.), strophulus in a teething child; red gum. Gum stick, a smooth hard substance
for children to bite upon while teething.
(Gum) n. [OE. gome, AS. gama palate; akin Co G. gaumen, OHG. goumo, guomo, Icel. gmr,
Sw. gom; cf. Gr. to gape.] The dense tissues which invest the teeth, and cover the adjacent parts of
(Gum), v. t. To deepen and enlarge the spaces between the teeth of See Gummer.
(Gum), n. [OE. gomme, gumme, F. gomme, L. gummi and commis, fr. Gr. prob. from an Egyptian
form kam; cf. It. gomma.]
1. A vegetable secretion of many trees or plants that hardens when it exudes, but is soluble in water; as,
gum arabic; gum tragacanth; the gum of the cherry tree. Also, with less propriety, exudations that are
not soluble in water; as, gum copal and gum sandarac, which are really resins.
2. (Bot.) See Gum tree, below.
3. A hive made of a section of a hollow gum tree; hence, any roughly made hive; also, a vessel or bin
made of a hollow log. [Southern U. S.]
4. A rubber overshoe. [Local, U. S.]
Black gum, Blue gum, British gum, etc. See under Black, Blue, etc. Gum Acaroidea, the
resinous gum of the Australian grass tree Gum animal (Zoöl.), the galago of West Africa; so
called because it feeds on gums. See Galago. Gum animi or animé. See Animé. - - Gum arabic,
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