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Definition of Gorge
Gorge Gorge, n. (Angling)
A primitive device used instead of a fishhook, consisting of
an object easy to be swallowed but difficult to be ejected or
loosened, as a piece of bone or stone pointed at each end and
attached in the middle to a line.
GorgeGorge Gorge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gorged; p. pr. & vb. n.
Gorging.] [F. gorger. See Gorge, n.]
1. To swallow; especially, to swallow with greediness, or in
large mouthfuls or quantities.
The fish has gorged the hook. --Johnson.
2. To glut; to fill up to the throat; to satiate.
The giant gorged with flesh. --Addison.
Gorge with my blood thy barbarous appetite.
--Dryden. GorgeGorge Gorge, n. [F. gorge, LL. gorgia, throat, narrow pass,
and gorga abyss, whirlpool, prob. fr. L. gurgea whirlpool,
gulf, abyss; cf. Skr. gargara whirlpool, g[.r] to devour. Cf.
1. The throat; the gullet; the canal by which food passes to
Wherewith he gripped her gorge with so great pain.
Now, how abhorred! . . . my gorge rises at it.
2. A narrow passage or entrance; as:
(a) A defile between mountains.
(b) The entrance into a bastion or other outwork of a
fort; -- usually synonymous with rear. See Illust. of
3. That which is gorged or swallowed, especially by a hawk or
And all the way, most like a brutish beast, e spewed
up his gorge, that all did him detest. --Spenser.
4. A filling or choking of a passage or channel by an
obstruction; as, an ice gorge in a river.
5. (Arch.) A concave molding; a cavetto. --Gwilt.
6. (Naut.) The groove of a pulley.
Gorge circle (Gearing), the outline of the smallest cross
section of a hyperboloid of revolution.
Gorge hook, two fishhooks, separated by a piece of lead.
Gorge Gorge, v. i.
To eat greedily and to satiety. --Milton.
Meaning of Gorge from wikipedia
- A canyon
(Spanish: cañón; archaic British English
spelling: cañon) or gorge
is a deep cleft between escarpments
or cliffs resulting
- Niagara Gorge
is an 11 km (6.8 mi) gorge carved
by the Niagara River along
the Canada–United States
the U.S. state
of New York and the...
- Cheddar Gorge
is a limestone gorge
in the Mendip
Hills, near the village
of Cheddar, Somerset, England. The gorge
is the site of the Cheddar
- The Royal Gorge Bridge
is a tourist attraction
near Cañon City, Colorado within Royal Gorge Bridge
& Park, a 360-acre (150 ha) amu****t park located...
- Gr**** mythology Gorge
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rock band Gorge walking
or canyoning Gorge
- The Elora Gorge
is a po****r tourist attraction located
at the western
edge of Elora, Ontario, Canada, which
is 25 km north
from the city of Guelph
- 72306 The Garni Gorge
23 km east of Yerevan, Armenia, just below
with the same name. On a promontory above
- This article refers
to the waterfalls
. For the state
park, see Tallulah Gorge State
Park, for the town, see Tallulah
Falls, Georgia, for the...
- The Three Gorges
Dam is a hydroelectric gravity
dam that spans
the Yangtze River
by the town of Sandouping, in Yiling
District, Yichang, Hubei
- The Olduvai Gorge
or Ol****i Gorge
is one of the most important paleoanthropological sites
in the world; it has proven invaluable
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