Guzzling
Guzzle Guz"zle (g[u^]z"z'l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Guzzled} (g[u^]z"z'ld), p. pr. & vb. n. {Guzzling} (g[u^]z"zl[i^]ng).] [OP. gosillier, prob. orig., to pass through the throat; akin to F. gosier throat; cf. It. gozzo a bird's crop.] To swallow liquor greedily; to drink much or frequently. [1913 Webster]

Those that came to guzzle in his wine cellar. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Well-seasoned bowls the gossip's spirits raise, Who, while she guzzles, chats the doctor's praise. --Roscommon. [1913 Webster]

To fat the guzzling hogs with floods of whey. --Gay. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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