gulph

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gulph (plural gulphs)

  1. (hypercorrect) Obsolete spelling of gulf
    • 1819, John Keats, Otho the Great, Act III, Scene I, verses 3-6
      Or that the sword of some brave enemy
      Had put a sudden stop to my hot breath,
      And hurl’d me down the illimitable gulph
      Of times past, unremember’d!
    • 1889, Fell on the pirates by the deep, / And hurled them in the gulph of sleep. — William Butler Yeats, ‘The Madness of King Goll