The Spaniard, of course, was going to seize on the little English ship, and, so to speak, gobble it up.
You're slower to gobble than most.
A foreman in one factory pointed out a man who "would not have voted for suffrage" had he guessed that women were "to rush in and gobble everything up."
I yearn to gobble up a few scrumptiously delicious fat babies, yet I am reduced to struggling through meals of tofu-strips and Loveburger.
Maybe I should turn you into a candy cane and gobble you up?"
An' they seeked him in the rafter-room, an' cubby-hole, an' press, An' seeked him up the chimbly-flue, an' ever' wheres, I guess; But all they ever found wuz thist his pants an' roundabout: An' the Gobble-uns 'll git you Ef
An' the Gobble-uns 'll git you Ef you Don't Watch Out!
Er the Gobble-uns'll git you Ef you Don't Watch Out!
v.. gormandize, gorge; overgorge^, overeat oneself; engorge, eat one's fill, cram, stuff; guttle^, guzzle; bolt, devour, gobble up; gulp &c (swallow food) 298; raven, eat out of house and home.
A bird who can gobble is qualified to teach crowing.
You, walk among the roses and verbenas, and gobble every creature threatening them.
Dear B.B.To reply to you by return of post, I must gobble up my dinner, and dispatch this in propriâ Personâ to the office, to be in time.
With that he rushed to the trough and began to gobble up the oats.
I, my dearest child, can make that confession without any shame, for I have long since passed the age of self-conceit, although we still come across some old rascals who want to gobble up chickens, and forget that they have lost their teeth.
"Great Gobble!" muttered West as he swung his club, and fixed his eye on a point an inch and a half back of the imbedded ball, "if I don't get this out of here on this shot, I'm a gone goose!"
Great Gobble, Joel, but these Yates Johnnies are so sure of winning that they can't keep still!
Pretty quick you'll change your tune; You'll be dead and in a platter, And I'll gobble pretty soon.
Tenie sot a sparrer-hawk fer ter watch de tree; en w'en de woodpecker come erlong nex' mawnin' fer ter finish his nes', he got gobble' up mos' 'fo' he stuck his bill in de bark.
They say there is a Big Colugo and a Little Colugo, and a something else that sounds like gobble.
They think that rice newly sown and sprouting is good for the voice, and stop to gobble it up in spite of all objections.
Froggy 'who would a-wooing go,' return quickly to your mother, without making any impertinent remarks about 'gammon and spinach' on the way, or something much more savage than the 'lily-while duck' will surely gobble you up!
But he saw them all right at meal times, when he would whisk round suddenly as their portion of fish was flung to them, and swiftly gobble it up!
"She was just as different from the Major as anything could be: a tall, pale, rangey woman, kind-hearted and good-natured as they make 'em, but with a pair of nose-grabber specks, and a way of letting her hands flop at the wrist, whilest she talked in a high gobbley-gobble style, like singin' a tuneless tune.