ruttle

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle English rotelen, ratelen (to rattle).

Noun[edit]

ruttle (plural ruttles)

  1. (obsolete) A rattling sound in the throat arising from difficulty in breathing.

Verb[edit]

ruttle (third-person singular simple present ruttles, present participle ruttling, simple past and past participle ruttled)

  1. (intransitive, dialectal, obsolete) To gurgle.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ruttle in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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