What does the word gut mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Samuel Adams Drake
  3. " In the Carsethorn gut," said Andrew. – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss