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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Glut \Glut\ (gl[u^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glutted; p. pr. & vb. n. Glutting.] [OE. glotten, fr. OF. glotir, gloutir, L. glutire, gluttire; cf. Gr. ? to eat, Skr. gar. Cf. Gluttion, Englut.] 1. To swallow, or to swallow greedlly; to gorge. [1913 Webster] Though every drop of water swear against it, And gape at widest to glut him. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To fill to satiety; to satisfy fully the desire or craving of; to satiate; to sate; to cloy. [1913 Webster] His faithful heart, a bloody sacrifice, Torn from his breast, to glut the tyrant's eyes. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] The realms of nature and of art were ransacked to glut the wonder, lust, and ferocity of a degraded populace. --C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster] To glut the market, to furnish an oversupply of any article of trade, so that there is no sale for it. [1913 Webster]