Definition and Meanings for gorge
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Part of Speech of gorge
noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, intransitive verb
Etymology of gorge
Meaning of gorge
- the throat; the gullet; the canal by which food passes to the stomach.
- a narrow passage or entrance;a defile between mountains.;the entrance into a bastion or other outwork of a fort; -- usually synonymous with rear. see illust. of bastion.
- that which is gorged or swallowed, especially by a hawk or other fowl.
- a filling or choking of a passage or channel by an obstruction; as, an ice gorge in a river.
- a concave molding; a cavetto.
- the groove of a pulley.
- 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.
as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun, noun
- to swallow; especially, to swallow with greediness, or in large mouthfuls or quantities.
- to glut; to fill up to the throat; to satiate.
as intransitive verb
- to eat greedily and to satiety.