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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...
- Mac Gudgeon (2 March 1949 – 25 May 2023) was an Australian film and television screenwriter. Gudgeon was perhaps best known for writing the television...
- In internal combustion engines, the gudgeon pin (English, wrist pin or piston pin US English) connects the piston to the connecting rod, and provides...
- Gudgeon is the common name for a number of small freshwater fish of the families Butidae, Cyprinidae, Eleotridae or Ptereleotridae. Most gudgeons are...
- USS Gudgeon, named in honor of the gudgeon. USS Gudgeon (SS-211) was a Tambor-class submarine, commissioned in 1941 and lost in 1944 USS Gudgeon (SS-567)...
- Wiremu Mulligan "Bill" Gudgeon is a former New Zealand politician. He is a member of the New Zealand First party. Gudgeon is of Ngāti Porou descent and...
- Simon Gudgeon (born 1958) is a British sculptor specialising in large pieces for public display, usually in bronze, but also sometimes gl**** or stainless...
- USS Gudgeon (SS/AGSS/SSAG-567), a Tang-class submarine, was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named for the gudgeon, a species of small...
- the firetail gudgeon, is a species of gudgeon native to eastern Australia, where it is found in freshwater streams. Gale's carp-gudgeon is an alternate...
- The Beyşehir gudgeon (Gobio microlepidotus) is a species of gudgeon, a small freshwater in the family Cyprinidae. It is endemic to Lake Beyşehir in Turkey...