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The viscera of a dead deer.
- ‘Which is just as well because once a deer is shot, the gamekeeper must carry out the gralloch, or disembowelling.’
Disembowel (a deer that has been shot)
- ‘The deer are always bled and gralloched immediately after killing.’
- ‘The current legislation allows deer stalking in infected areas, but the deer carcase must be gralloched [emptied] and skinned where shot.’
- ‘And certainly there is enough gralloching, skinning and exposure of internal organs to keep a medium-sized butcher's premises awash with blood.’
- ‘A stag is always gralloched before the carcass is taken down the mountain.’
Mid 19th century: from Scottish Gaelic grealach entrails.
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