n.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
3.That which is gorged or swallowed, especially by a hawk or other fowl.
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.
6.(Naut.) The groove of a pulley.
7.(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 circle
(Gearing) the outline of the smallest cross section of a hyperboloid of revolution.
Circle of the gorge
(Math.) a minimum circle on a surface of revolution, cut out by a plane perpendicular to the axis.
Gorge fishing
trolling with a dead bait on a double hook which the fish is given time to swallow, or gorge.
Gorge hook
two fishhooks, separated by a piece of lead.
- Knight.
v. t.1.To swallow; especially, to swallow with greediness, or in large mouthfuls or quantities.
[imp. & p. p. Gorged ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gorging .]
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.
v. i.1.To eat greedily and to satiety.
Noun1.gorge - a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)
2.gorge - a narrow pass (especially one between mountains)
Synonyms: defile
3.gorge - the passage between the pharynx and the stomach
Verb1.gorge - overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on icecream"
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