Mulligrubs
Mulligrubs Mul"li*grubs, n. [Cf. Prov. E. mull to squeeze, pull about, mulling numb or dull.] 1. A griping of the intestines; colic. [Slang] [1913 Webster]

Whose dog lies sick of the mulligrubs? --Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence, sullenness; the sulks. [Slang] [1913 Webster]


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