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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Definitions for glutch

  1. to swallow.
  2. a mouthful.

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Citations for glutch
And now Robert Creedle will be nailed up in parish boards 'a b'lieve; and nobody will glutch down a sigh for he!" Thomas Hardy, The Woodlanders
I was, at the time, standing near Uncle Ral and I distinctly heard him gasp, swallow what must have been an overdue expectoration, glutch, and at last emit a long, slow exhalation. David George Pitt, Tales from the Outer Fringe
Origin of glutch
British dialect
Glutch is of unknown origin. It was first used in southwestern England in the early 1800s.