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 for gorge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gorge \Gorge\, v. i.
     To eat greedily and to satiety. --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gorge \Gorge\, n. [F. gorge, LL. gorgia, throat, narrow pass,
     and gorga abyss, whirlpool, prob. fr. L. gurgea whirlpool,
     gulf, abyss; cf. Skr. gargara whirlpool, g[.r] to devour. Cf.
     Gorget.]
     1. The throat; the gullet; the canal by which food passes to
        the stomach.
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              Wherewith he gripped her gorge with so great pain.
                                                    --Spenser.
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              Now, how abhorred! . . . my gorge rises at it.
                                                    --Shak.
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     2. A narrow passage or entrance; as:
        (a) A defile between mountains.
        (b) The entrance into a bastion or other outwork of a
            fort; -- usually synonymous with rear. See Illust. of
            Bastion.
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     3. That which is gorged or swallowed, especially by a hawk or
        other fowl.
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              And all the way, most like a brutish beast,
              e spewed up his gorge, that all did him detest.
                                                    --Spenser.
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     4. A filling or choking of a passage or channel by an
        obstruction; as, an ice gorge in a river.
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     5. (Arch.) A concave molding; a cavetto. --Gwilt.
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     6. (Naut.) The groove of a pulley.
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     7. (Angling) A primitive device used instead of a fishhook,
        consisting of an object easy to be swallowed but difficult
        to be ejected or loosened, as a piece of bone or stone
        pointed at each end and attached in the middle to a line.
        [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     Gorge circle (Gearing), the outline of the smallest cross
        section of a hyperboloid of revolution.
  
     Circle of the gorge (Math.), a minimum circle on a surface
        of revolution, cut out by a plane perpendicular to the
        axis.
  
     Gorge fishing, trolling with a dead bait on a double hook
        which the fish is given time to swallow, or gorge.
  
     Gorge hook, two fishhooks, separated by a piece of lead.
        --Knight.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gorge \Gorge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gorged; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Gorging.] [F. gorger. See Gorge, n.]
     1. To swallow; especially, to swallow with greediness, or in
        large mouthfuls or quantities.
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              The fish has gorged the hook.         --Johnson.
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     2. To glut; to fill up to the throat; to satiate.
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              The giant gorged with flesh.          --Addison.
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              Gorge with my blood thy barbarous appetite.
                                                    --Dryden.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  gorge
      n 1: a deep ravine (usually with a river running through it)
      2: a narrow pass (especially one between mountains) [syn:
         defile, gorge]
      3: the passage between the pharynx and the stomach [syn:
         esophagus, oesophagus, gorge, gullet]
      v 1: overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself; "She
           stuffed herself at the dinner"; "The kids binged on ice
           cream" [syn: gorge, ingurgitate, overindulge, glut,
           englut, stuff, engorge, overgorge, overeat,
           gormandize, gormandise, gourmandize, binge, pig
           out, satiate, scarf out]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  171 Moby Thesaurus words for "gorge":
     abysm, abyss, allay, arroyo, bar, barrier, batten, blank wall,
     blind alley, blind gut, block, blockade, blockage, bolt, bolt down,
     bottleneck, box canyon, breach, break, canyon, cavity, cecum, chap,
     chasm, check, chimney, chink, choke, choking, choking off, cleft,
     cleuch, clog, clough, clove, cloy, col, congest, congestion,
     constipation, costiveness, coulee, couloir, crack, cram, cranny,
     crevasse, crevice, crowd, cul-de-sac, cut, cwm, dead end, defile,
     dell, devour, dike, ditch, donga, draw, drench, embolism, embolus,
     engorge, esophagus, excavation, fauces, fault, fill, fill up,
     fissure, flaw, flume, fracture, furrow, gap, gape, gash, gill,
     glut, gluttonize, gobble, goozle, gormandize, groove, gulch, gulf,
     gullet, gully, gulp, gulp down, guttle, guzzle, hals, hole,
     impasse, impediment, incision, infarct, infarction, jade, jam,
     jam-pack, joint, kloof, leak, live to eat, moat, notch, nullah,
     obstacle, obstipation, obstruction, opening, overburden,
     overcharge, overdose, overeat, overfeed, overfill, overgorge,
     overindulge, overlade, overload, oversaturate, overstuff,
     overweight, pack, pall, pass, passage, pharynx, raven, ravine,
     rent, rift, rime, rupture, sate, satiate, satisfy, saturate,
     scissure, sealing off, seam, slake, slit, slot, soak, split, stall,
     stodge, stop, stoppage, strangulation, stuff, supercharge,
     supersaturate, surcharge, surfeit, swallow, throat, trench, valley,
     void, vomit, wadi, weasand, wizen, wolf, wolf down
  
  

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