gobble


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gobble

(1)
To consume, usually used with "up". "The output spy gobbles characters out of a tty output buffer."

gobble

(2)
To obtain, usually used with "down". "I guess I'll gobble down a copy of the documentation tomorrow."

See also snarf.
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He'd come close, and he'd gobble his head off, but no matter what I tried, he just wouldn't fly over that creek.
So you go with your gut, based on the last clue they provided you, hopefully a ringing gobble.
Just close your eyes until the first gobble," I think.
Give N' Gobble drew over 2,000 participants for a 5K walk/run and a 10K walk.
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Assistant Director of Communications Rob Boston asserted that Gobble has misread American history.
BASEBALL: The Kansas City Royals avoided arbitration with pitcher Jimmy Gobble, agreeing to a one-year contract with the 25-year-old worth $712,500.
uk can now download one of two gobble gobble ring tones for their mobile phone, to get them in the festive spirit.
She is well aware of her good fortune and has reasons to be optimistic: Beginning with sales of just US$2,000 a year, hungry Hondurans and foreigners today gobble down $40,000 annually today.
The team reports in the August Environmental Microbiology that several types of methylotroph species gobble up bad breath compounds in the mouths of all the volunteers, regardless of their oral health.