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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
- Gr**** mythology Gorge
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- 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 Gorge
to the following: The Columbia River Gorge
, a section
of the Columbia River
Amphitheatre, a concert...
- The Olduvai Gorge
or Ol****i Gorge
is one of the most important paleoanthropological sites
in the world; it has proven invaluable
- The Columbia River Gorge
is a canyon
of the Columbia River
in the Pacific Northwest
of the United
States. Up to 4,000 feet (1,200 m) deep, the canyon...
- 119°59′41″W / 47.101016°N 119.994661°W / 47.101016; -119.994661 The Gorge
Amphitheatre, originally known
de Brionne Music
Theatre, is an...
- Oribi Gorge
is a canyon
Africa, just west of Port Shepstone, which itself
is 120 km south
of Durban. Oribi Gorge
- 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...
- The Three Gorges
(Chinese: 三峡; pinyin: Sānxiá) are three adjacent gorges along
the middle reaches
of the Yangtze
River, in the hinterland
of the People's...
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