Anguilla latirostris
Glut Glut, n. 1. That which is swallowed. --Milton [1913 Webster]

2. Plenty, to satiety or repletion; a full supply; hence, often, a supply beyond sufficiency or to loathing; over abundance; as, a glut of the market. [1913 Webster]

A glut of those talents which raise men to eminence. --Macaulay. [1913 Webster]

3. Something that fills up an opening; a clog. [1913 Webster]

4. (a) A wooden wedge used in splitting blocks. [Prov. Eng.] (b) (Mining) A piece of wood used to fill up behind cribbing or tubbing. --Raymond. (c) (Bricklaying) A bat, or small piece of brick, used to fill out a course. --Knight. (d) (Arch.) An arched opening to the ashpit of a kiln. (e) A block used for a fulcrum. [1913 Webster]

5. (Zo["o]l.) The broad-nosed eel ({Anguilla latirostris}), found in Europe, Asia, the West Indies, etc. [1913 Webster]


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  • Glut — Glut, n. 1. That which is swallowed. Milton [1913 Webster] 2. Plenty, to satiety or repletion; a full supply; hence, often, a supply beyond sufficiency or to loathing; over abundance; as, a glut of the market. [1913 Webster] A glut of those… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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