To gulp up
Gulp 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. [1913 Webster]

He does not swallow, but he gulps it down. --Cowper. [1913 Webster]

The old man . . . glibly gulped down the whole narrative. --Fielding. [1913 Webster]

{To gulp up}, to throw up from the stomach; to disgorge. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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