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Definition of Gudgeon

Gudgeon
Gudgeon Gud"geon, n. [OE. gojon, F. goujon, from L. gobio, or gob, Gr. ? Cf. 1st Goby. ] 1. (Zo["o]l.) A small European freshwater fish (Gobio fluviatilis), allied to the carp. It is easily caught and often used for food and for bait. In America the killifishes or minnows are often called gudgeons. 2. What may be got without skill or merit. Fish not, with this melancholy bait, For this fool gudgeon, this opinion. --Shak. 3. A person easily duped or cheated. --Swift. 4. (Mach.) The pin of iron fastened in the end of a wooden shaft or axle, on which it turns; formerly, any journal, or pivot, or bearing, as the pintle and eye of a hinge, but esp. the end journal of a horizontal. 6. (Naut.) A metal eye or socket attached to the sternpost to receive the pintle of the rudder. Ball gudgeon. See under Ball.
Gudgeon
Gudgeon Gud"geon, v. t. To deprive fraudulently; to cheat; to dupe; to impose upon. [R.] To be gudgeoned of the opportunities which had been given you. --Sir IV. Scott.

Meaning of Gudgeon from wikipedia

- A gudgeon is a socket-like, cylindrical (i.e., female) ****ing attached to one component to enable a pivoting or hinging connection to a second component...
- In internal combustion engines, the gudgeon pin (UK, wrist pin or piston pin US) connects the piston to the connecting rod, and provides a bearing for...
- USS Gudgeon (SS-211) was the first American submarine to sink an enemy warship in World War II (Pacific, 27 January 1942). One of the long-range Tambor-cl****...
- Gudgeon is the common name for a number of small freshwater fish of the families Butidae, Cyprinidae, Eleotridae or Ptereleotridae. Most gudgeons are...
- The Fushun gudgeon (Gobio fushunensis) is a species of gudgeon, a small freshwater in the family Cyprinidae. It is found in China. Froese, Rainer and...
- The Cappadocian gudgeon (Gobio gymnostethus) is a species of gudgeon, a small freshwater in the family Cyprinidae. It is endemic to the Melendiz drainage...
- crankshaft. The connecting rod is attached to the piston by a swivelling gudgeon pin (US: wrist pin). This pin is mounted within the piston: unlike the...
- The Auvergne gudgeon (Gobio alverniae) is a species of gudgeon, a small freshwater in the family Cyprinidae. It is found in the upper Loire, Dordogne...
- USS Gudgeon (SS/AGSS/SSAG-567), a Tang-cl**** submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the gudgeon, a species of small...
- Simon Gudgeon (born 1958) is a British sculptor specialising in large pieces for public display, usually in bronze, but also sometimes gl**** or stainless...
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