Definition of Gruntles

1. gruntle [v] - See also: gruntle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gruntles

grunions
grunsel
grunsels
grunstein and hogness method
grunt
grunt-hoot
grunt work
grunted
grunter
grunters
grunting
gruntingly
gruntings
gruntle
gruntled
gruntles (current term)
gruntlike
gruntling
gruntlings
grunts
gruntwork
grupero
grupetto
grupettos
gruppetto
gruppettos
grushie
grutch
grutched
grutches

Literary usage of Gruntles

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1. The Works of Robert Fergusson by Robert Fergusson, Alexander Balloch Grosart (1851)
"... music be compar'd Wi' gruntles frae the City-guard 12 Or can our flow'rs at ten hours bell The gowan or the spink excel. ..."

2. Three Centuries of Scottish Literature by Hugh Walker (1893)
"... music" for " gruntles frae the City Guard." (Fergusson can never pass this body without a thrust more vicious than he bestows on anything else. ..."

3. Popular Ballads and Songs: From Tradition, Manuscripts and Scarce Editions by Robert Jamieson (1806)
"... which is succeeded by a rejoinder, that begins promisingly enough: " Like a cat, with his tail fast held by a pegg; Like a hogg, that gruntles when he's ..."

4. The Comedies of Aristophanes by Aristophanes (1837)
"For by the meikle deil, an ye gang hame, Fient haet a bit o' bread ye'se hae to eat An' pit upon your gruntles too thae snouts; Syne gang into the sack, ..."

5. Westminster Drolleries: Both Parts, of 1671, 1672; Being a Choice Collection by Joseph Woodfall Ebsworth (1875)
"LIKE a Cat with her Tail fast hel'd by a Peg, Like a Hog that gruntles when he's ty'd by the Like a gall'd Horse in a Pownd, [leg, Or a Ship run a ..."

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