gully

Part of speech: noun

A channel cut by running water; a narrow ravine.

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Usage examples "gully":

  1. Fired the gully to drive out the family. - "Out of the Primitive", Robert Ames Bennet.
  2. The brush was thick and filled the gully, probably from end to end. - "The Happy Family", Bertha Muzzy Bower.
  3. Then he said slowly: I reckon we can hold this bit of it, up yonder on the mountain, but there's a line of fire runnin' around by the gully, and the wind's beginnin' a- howlin' through there. - "The Boy With the U. S. Foresters", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.