Gouged
Bouge Bouge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gouged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gouging}.] 1. To scoop out with a gouge. [1913 Webster]

2. To scoop out, as an eye, with the thumb nail; to force out the eye of (a person) with the thumb. [K S.] [1913 Webster]

Note: A barbarity mentioned by some travelers as formerly practiced in the brutal frays of desperadoes in some parts of the United States. [1913 Webster]

3. To cheat in a bargain; to chouse. [Slang, U. S.] [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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