Word of the Day: Gobble

gob-ble / ˈgä-bəl   verb (1)  
  1. to eat in a hurried and voracious manner
…spiritual nature, like bodily nature, will be served; deny it food and it will gobble poison. C.S. Lewis, 1898-1963  
  1. to take hastily, usually followed by up
If we continue to gobble up our resources without any regard to stewardship and to spew out our deadly wastes over land, sea, and air, we may well be drawing down the final curtain upon ourselves. Richard J. Foster, 1942-  
  1. to read quickly, usually followed by up
The best way to get kids reading more is to give them books that they’ll gobble up – and that will make them ask for another. James Patterson, 1947-   verb (2)  
  1. to make the guttural call of a turkey
A bird who can gobble is qualified to teach crowing. from ‘Chantecler’ by Edmond Rostand, 1868-1918   noun  
  1. the cry or call of a turkey
The gobble is one of the principle vocalizations of the male wild turkey and is used primarily in the spring to let hens know he is in the area. https://www.nwtf.org/hunt/wild-turkey-basics/turkey-sounds