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Webster 1913 Edition


Gorged

Gorged

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Adj.
1.
Having a gorge or throat.
2.
(Her.)
Bearing a coronet or ring about the neck.
3.
Glutted; fed to the full.

Webster 1828 Edition


Gorged

GORG'ED

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pp.
Swallowed; glutted.

GORG'ED

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Adj.
Having a gorge or throat.
1.
In heraldry, bearing a crown or the like about the neck.

Definition 2023


gorged

gorged

English

Adjective

gorged (not comparable)

  1. With a stomach stuffed full of food.
    • (Can we date this quote?) O. Henry, Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen
      Gorged nearly to the uttermost when he entered the restaurant, the smell of food had almost caused him to lose his honor as a gentleman, but he rallied like a true knight.
    • 1907, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, “chapter VI”, in The Younger Set (Project Gutenberg; EBook #14852), New York, N.Y.: A. L. Burt Company, published 1 February 2005 (Project Gutenberg version), OCLC 4241346:
      “I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers, [], the jewelled animals whose moral code is the code of the barnyard—!"
  2. (heraldry) With the neck collared or encircled by an object.

Verb

gorged

  1. simple past tense and past participle of gorge

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