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    Definition:
    Gorge - (n.) The throat; the gullet; the canal by which food passes to the stomach.
    Gorge - (n.) A narrow passage or entrance
    Gorge - (n.) A defile between mountains.
    Gorge - (n.) The entrance into a bastion or other outwork of a fort; -- usually synonymous with rear. See Illust. of Bastion.
    Gorge - (n.) That which is gorged or swallowed, especially by a hawk or other fowl.
    Gorge - (n.) A filling or choking of a passage or channel by an obstruction; as, an ice gorge in a river.
    Gorge - (n.) A concave molding; a cavetto.
    Gorge - (n.) The groove of a pulley.
    Gorge - (n.) To swallow; especially, to swallow with greediness, or in large mouthfuls or quantities.
    Gorge - (n.) To glut; to fill up to the throat; to satiate.
    Gorge - (v. i.) To eat greedily and to satiety.
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    Coupe-gorge - (n.) Any position giving the enemy such advantage that the troops occupying it must either surrender or be cut to pieces.
    Demigorge - (n.) Half the gorge, or entrance into a bastion, taken from the angle of the flank to the center of the bastion.
    Disgorged - (imp. & p. p.) of Disgorge
    Disgorge - (v. t.) To eject or discharge by the throat and mouth; to vomit; to pour forth or throw out with violence, as if from the mouth; to discharge violently or in great quantities from a confined place.
    Disgorge - (v. t.) To give up unwillingly as what one has wrongfully seized and appropriated; to make restitution of; to surrender; as, he was compelled to disgorge his ill-gotten gains.
    Disgorge - (v. i.) To vomit forth what anything contains; to discharge; to make restitution.
    Disgorgement - (n.) The act of disgorging; a vomiting; that which is disgorged.
    Engorged - (imp. & p. p.) of Engorge
    Engorge - (v. t.) To gorge; to glut.
    Engorge - (v. t.) To swallow with greediness or in large quantities; to devour.
    Engorge - (v. i.) To feed with eagerness or voracity; to stuff one's self with food.
    Engorged - (p. a.) Swallowed with greediness, or in large draughts.
    Engorged - (p. a.) Filled to excess with blood or other liquid; congested.
    Engorgement - (n.) The act of swallowing greedily; a devouring with voracity; a glutting.
    Engorgement - (n.) An overfullness or obstruction of the vessels in some part of the system; congestion.
    Engorgement - (n.) The clogging of a blast furnace.
    Gorged - (imp. & p. p.) of Gorge
    Gorged - (a.) Having a gorge or throat.
    Gorged - (a.) Bearing a coronet or ring about the neck.
    Gorged - (a.) Glutted; fed to the full.
    Gorgelet - (n.) A small gorget, as of a humming bird.
    Gorgeous - (n.) Imposing through splendid or various colors; showy; fine; magnificent.
    Gorgerin - (n.) In some columns, that part of the capital between the termination of the shaft and the annulet of the echinus, or the space between two neck moldings; -- called also neck of the capital, and hypotrachelium. See Illust. of Column.
    Gorget - (n.) A piece of armor, whether of chain mail or of plate, defending the throat and upper part of the breast, and forming a part of the double breastplate of the 14th century.
    Gorget - (n.) A piece of plate armor covering the same parts and worn over the buff coat in the 17th century, and without other steel armor.
    Gorget - (n.) A small ornamental plate, usually crescent-shaped, and of gilded copper, formerly hung around the neck of officers in full uniform in some modern armies.
    Gorget - (n.) A ruff worn by women.
    Gorget - (n.) A cutting instrument used in lithotomy.
    Gorget - (n.) A grooved instrunent used in performing various operations; -- called also blunt gorget.
    Gorget - (n.) A crescent-shaped, colored patch on the neck of a bird or mammal.
    Ingorge - (v. t. & i.) See Engorge.
    Overgorge - (v. t.) To gorge to excess.
    Regorge - (v. t.) To vomit up; to eject from the stomach; to throw back.
    Regorge - (v. t.) To swallow again; to swallow back.
    Shrill-gorged - (a.) Having a throat which produces a shrill note.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Gorge - n. 1 narrow opening between hills. 2 act of gorging. 3 contents of the stomach. v. (-ging) 1 feed greedily. 2 a (often refl.) Satiate. B devour greedily. one's gorge rises at one is sickened by. [french, = throat]
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    Oxford: Definition: Similar or Containing
    Disgorge - v. (-ging) 1 eject from the throat. 2 pour forth. disgorgement n.
    Engorged - adj. 1 crammed full. 2 congested with fluid, esp. Blood. [french: related to *en-1, *gorge]
    Gorgeous - adj. 1 richly coloured, sumptuous. 2 colloq. Very pleasant, splendid (gorgeous weather). 3 colloq. Strikingly beautiful. gorgeously adv. [french]

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