What does the word glut mean?

Usage examples for glut

  1. A glut sometimes reduced the value of merchandise below the London price. – The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2) by John West
  2. And spears hurled against him from daring hands, stuck, some indeed in his ample shield, and many, though eager to glut themselves with his flesh, stood fixed in the ground between, before they could reach his fair skin. – The Iliad of Homer (1873) by Homer