Gluttonies
Gluttony Glut"ton*y, n.; pl. {Gluttonies}. [OE. glotonie, OF. glotonie, gloutonnie.] Excess in eating; extravagant indulgence of the appetite for food; voracity. [1913 Webster]

Their sumptuous gluttonies, and gorgeous feasts. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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  • Gluttony — Glut ton*y, n.; pl. {Gluttonies}. [OE. glotonie, OF. glotonie, gloutonnie.] Excess in eating; extravagant indulgence of the appetite for food; voracity. [1913 Webster] Their sumptuous gluttonies, and gorgeous feasts. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gluttony — /ˈglʌtəni/ (say glutuhnee) noun (plural gluttonies) excess in eating …   Australian English dictionary

  • gluttony — [glut′ n ē] n. pl. gluttonies [ME glotonie < OFr < gloton, GLUTTON] the habit or act of eating too much …   English World dictionary

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