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He says no one has ever seen a Gherkin blub; if they have to, they go and do it somewhere else.

Muriel would be sure to blub; Chuck had seen her that morning.

Christy got very red and looked as if he was going to blub and said that was all.

Like to see them sitting round in a ring with blub lips, entranced, listening.

Only kick their souls out of 'em, and they go and blub in the box-rooms.

And the sight of her was too much for James, the footman, who began to blub.

When he had shut the study door, in sheer despair of spirit, he laid his head on the table and—Well, did he blub?

Blubber, blub′ėr, n. the fat of whales and other sea animals.

And then the water filled her mouth and she went down with a "blub, blub, blub" that sounded most convincing.

Number Five dredge trembled, with a wet sucking sound, and settled back into the mud, blub—blub—blub.

WORD ORIGIN

"fit of weeping," 1894, imitative. As a verb by 1843. Related: Blubbed; blubbing.

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