Definitions

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  • v. To burp; to belch.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To belch forth or eject, as wind from the stomach.

Etymologies

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Latin ēructātus, from the verb ēructō.

Examples

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  • He, being a perfect gentleman, offers me a restorative snifter of his bubbly, brought as it has been all the way from his own cellars, he don't trust Sir's incinerated tastes, and I can feel it put hairs on my chest as it goes eructating down.

    —Angela Carter, 'The Kitchen Child'

    September 4, 2008