Gorging
Gorge Gorge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gorged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gorging}.] [F. gorger. See {Gorge}, n.] 1. To swallow; especially, to swallow with greediness, or in large mouthfuls or quantities. [1913 Webster]

The fish has gorged the hook. --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. To glut; to fill up to the throat; to satiate. [1913 Webster]

The giant gorged with flesh. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

Gorge with my blood thy barbarous appetite. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • gorge — /gɔdʒ / (say gawj) noun 1. a narrow cleft with steep, rocky walls, especially one through which a stream runs. 2. a gorging or gluttonous meal. 3. that which is swallowed; contents of the stomach. 4. a choking mass. 5. Fortifications the rear… …   Australian English dictionary

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