What does the word gorge mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To eat greedily; glut.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • A ravine.

Usage examples for gorge

  1. I'll take him up the gorge. – Northern Lights by Gilbert Parker
  2. The rest had followed the flying horses, and doubtless when they caught them at last, which may have been far distant, had stopped to gorge themselves upon them. – Ayesha The Further History of She-Who-Must-Be-Obeyed by H. Rider Haggard
  3. He could not spare men from his own scanty force to guard the roads between the city and the castle, but he had posted a number of the armed Spanish peasants who were in the pay of the army in a narrow gorge, where, with hardly any risk to themselves, they might easily have prevented the horsemen from passing. – The Bravest of the Brave or, with Peterborough in Spain by G. A. Henty