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grumble in the gizzard

To be annoyed or unhappy. Primarily heard in US. The outcome of that race left me grumbling in the gizzard—I thought for sure I had bet on the right horse!
See also: gizzard, grumble

stick in (one's) gizzard

To continue to bother one after something has happened, because it seems wrong or one cannot accept it. The way that Bob was fired has stuck in his gizzard all these years. If it had been handled differently, I don't think it would have affected him as much. Her comment really stuck in my gizzard. She was really out of line to say that.
See also: gizzard, stick

stick in your gizzard

be a source of great and continuing annoyance. informal
See also: gizzard, stick
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Caption: Wherever gizzard shad are key forage, shad-style jointbaits are deadly for the biggest bass.
The present study was conducted to determine the effects of Cd on the body tissues (liver, gizzard and kidney) of herring gulls (Larus argentatus) that were collected from selected coastal area of Hawks bay, Karachi, Pakistan.
To conduct the study, a total of 552 samples including chicken meat (138 samples), liver (138 samples), gizzard (138 samples) and hearts (138 samples) were randomly collected from poultry slaughterhouses at West Azerbaijan province from April 2014 to September 2014 and were transferred to the laboratory for analysis aiming at investigating the presence of Campylobacter species in cold temperature.
The proventriculus and gizzard were removed and fixed in 10% buffered formalin for histology and histochemistry analyses.
The main effect of calcium carbonate did not show significant effect on the PH in this part of the gastrointestinal (P>0/05) But the main effect of probiotics in its recommended level makes significant decreases on the PH level, crop and gizzard (P<0/05) But had no effect on the pH of blind gut (P>0/05).
Duck Soup, Chinese Style 1 stewing duck, or the feet, necks, gizzards, and hearts from 2 ducks 1/4 to 1/2 lb.
The fish species collected were smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu), white crappie (Pomoxis annularis), johnny darter (Etheostoma nigrum), spotfin shiner (Cyprinella spiloptera), yellow bullhead (Ameiurus natalis), gizzard shad (Dorosoma cepedianum) and common carp (Cyprinus carpio) (Table 1).
There's a couple of bona fide scares, too (think low-budget horror), and the final 20 minutes is as gripping as a murderer's leather glove around your gizzard.
According to vets, the earring is trapped inside the stomach of the six-month-old Peckish cockerel, which can be retrieved only after its death as it seems to be firmly stuck in the bird's gizzard.