What does the word gutter mean?

Usage examples for gutter

  1. What wonder that the decent clothes to which they looked forward turned out to be the uniform of the organization which had picked them up from the gutter! – The Social Work of the Salvation Army by Edwin Gifford Lamb
  2. He smoked thoughtfully and swept the stone gutter, towards the other end of the courtyard. – The Heart of Rome by Francis Marion Crawford
  3. The roof of one house just touched the roof of the next one, with only a rain- water gutter between them. – Stories from Hans Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen