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glutton
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Moby Dick
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  • It designates the dark, glutinous substance which is scraped off the back of the Greenland or right whale, and much of which covers the decks of those inferior souls who hunt that ignoble Leviathan.

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  • A glutton is someone who digs his grave with his teeth.
    French Proverb
  • I am not a glutton - I am an explorer of food.
    Erma Bombeck

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