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gut-rot

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Definition of gut-rot in English:

noun

[mass noun] British informal
1 another term for rotgut.
Example sentences
  • His vin chaud is the usual gut-rot, but who cares at the end of a day in the largest ski area in the world?
  • The bootleg alcohol that was produced then, often called gut-rot, tasted so vile that the bartenders learned to mix the alcohol with fruit juices to disguise the taste.
2A stomach upset.
Example sentences
  • They are to march on to Calais, depleted by the cold and the damned gut-rot; but there is talk of the Dauphin's men in all their gathered hordes, tracked on their track and a reckoning, at terrible odds, soon to come.

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