Guz"zle (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Guzzled (?), p. pr. & vb. n. Guzzling ().] [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.

Those that came to guzzle in his wine cellar. Milton.

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

To fat the guzzling hogs with floods of whey. Gay.


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Guz"zle, v. t.

To swallow much or often; to swallow with immoderate gust; to drink greedily or continually; as, one who guzzles beer.



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Guz"zle, n.

An insatiable thing or person.

That sink of filth, that guzzle most impure. Marston.


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