gut

Part of speech: verb

To disembowel; despoil; plunder.

Part of speech: noun

The alimentary canal; an intestine: not in best usage.

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Usage examples "gut":

  1. But I knew the gut was sound this time, and as I fancied he had risen to the sniggler, I had no anxiety about the tackle holding. - "Angling Sketches", Andrew Lang.
  2. Next comes Plum Island, separated from the Long Island shore by a narrow and swift channel known as Plum Gut, through which cunning yachtsmen sometimes steer. - "Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast", Samuel Adams Drake.
  3. " In the Carsethorn gut," said Andrew. - "Johnstone of the Border", Harold Bindloss.