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Definition of Gorge

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.
Gorge
Gorge 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.
Gorge
Gorge 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. Gorget.] 1. The throat; the gullet; the canal by which food passes to the stomach. Wherewith he gripped her gorge with so great pain. --Spenser. Now, how abhorred! . . . my gorge rises at it. --Shak. 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 Bastion. 3. That which is gorged or swallowed, especially by a hawk or other fowl. 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. --Knight.
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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 from weathering and...
- Niagara Gorge is an 11 km (6.8 mi) gorge carved by the Niagara River along the Canada–United States border, between 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 show caves...
- 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 FC, an American amateur soccer team Gorge Trio, an American experimental rock band Gorge walking or canyoning Gorge (fishing hook)...
- 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 through...
- 72306 The Garni Gorge is situated 23 km east of Yerevan, Armenia, just below the village with the same name. On a promontory above the gorge the first-century...
- This article refers to the waterfalls and gorge. 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 province...
- The Olduvai Gorge or Ol****i Gorge in Tanzania is one of the most important paleoanthropological sites in the world; it has proven invaluable in furthering...
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