Glut

Glut

, n. 1. That which is swallowed. Milton
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2. Plenty, to satiety or repletion; a full supply; hence, often, a supply beyond sufficiency or to loathing; over abundance; as, a glut of the market.
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A glut of those talents which raise men to eminence.
Macaulay.
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3. Something that fills up an opening; a clog.
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4. (a) A wooden wedge used in splitting blocks. [Prov. Eng.] (b) (Mining) A piece of wood used to fill up behind cribbing or tubbing. Raymond. (c) (Bricklaying) A bat, or small piece of brick, used to fill out a course. Knight. (d) (Arch.) An arched opening to the ashpit of a kiln. (e) A block used for a fulcrum.
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5. (Zol.) The broad-nosed eel (Anguilla latirostris), found in Europe, Asia, the West Indies, etc.
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