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Definitions of gut

  1. the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
  2. a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery
  3. empty completely; destroy the inside of; " Gut the building"
  4. remove the guts of; " gut the sheep"
  5. A narrow passage of water; as, the Gut of Canso.
  6. An intenstine; a bowel; the whole alimentary canal; the enteron; ( pl.) bowels; entrails.
  7. One of the prepared entrails of an animal, esp. of a sheep, used for various purposes. See Catgut.
  8. The sac of silk taken from a silkworm ( when ready to spin its cocoon), for the purpose of drawing it out into a thread. This, when dry, is exceedingly strong, and is used as the snood of a fish line.
  9. To take out the bowels from; to eviscerate.
  10. To plunder of contents; to destroy or remove the interior or contents of; as, a mob gutted the bouse.
  11. A narrow passage of water; as, the of Canso.
  12. The intestinal canal; an intestine; catgut; a narrow channel or strait.
  13. To extract the entrails of; to plunder, or empty entirely; destroy the inside of.
  14. Gutted.
  15. Gutting.
  16. The intestine.
  17. See Intestine.
  18. To take out the bowels of: to plunder:- pr. p. gutting; pa. p. gutted.
  19. A bowel; catgut.
  20. To disembowel; plunder.
  21. To disembowel; despoil; plunder.
  22. The alimentary canal; an intestine: not in best usage.
  23. The intestinal canal of an animal, extending, with many circumvolutions, from the pylorus to the anus, or a part of it; a string made of gut; a narrow channel; the stomach.
  24. To eviscerate; to plunder of contents.
  25. To take out the inside of anything; to plunder thoroughly.
  26. The intestine or part thereof, according to the structure of the animal.
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Usage examples for gut

  1. 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
  2. You hain't gut a orfiss I'd take under no circumstances. – The Complete Works of Artemus Ward, Part 1 by Charles Farrar Browne
  3. In gut- tie, hernia, and other absolute stoppage of the bowels, symptoms of enteritis are common and the horse may, when down, strain and then sit on his haunches. – Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry by Pratt Food Co.
  4. I meant to run through the gut between them. – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  5. Should either of these stand out with extra prominence from the others, it should be picked up with a pair of forceps, and ligatured with either carbolized gut or silk. – Diseases of the Horse's Foot by Harry Caulton Reeks
  6. Vork is gut medicine." – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  7. Do you know this gut? – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  8. He followed me to the end of the Gut; would have come farther had I not sent him back. – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  9. His dress was an upper garment, like a shirt, made of the large gut of some sea- animal, probably the whale, and an under garment of the same shape, made of the skins of birds, dressed with the feathers on, and neatly sewed together, the feathered side being wore next his skin. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16 by Robert Kerr
  10. And do they carry a strange length of branch with a tight length of gut tied to each end and many small spears such as you are carrying?" – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne
  11. When I marry a man it will be a man with sense 'nough not to pizen hisself on rot- gut whisky. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  12. You have hit the mouth of the gut. – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  13. The gut- eating wolverine is a brave beast compared to you. – The Snow-Burner by Henry Oyen
  14. We should have said that previous to use, all gut should be soaked, and the longer the better. – Scotch Loch-Fishing by AKA Black Palmer, William Senior
  15. But they are brave and good fighters and we do not have the gut- strung branches which throw the small spears so straight and so far. – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne
  16. Gidar the Jackal, with a dozen companions, used to gut my kitchen, and then sit out in the moonlight and howl at me in derision. – The Sa'-Zada Tales by William Alexander Fraser
  17. Tony Widger lives, I believe, somewhere down the Gut, in Under Town, a place they call the Seacombe slum. – A Poor Man's House by Stephen Sydney Reynolds
  18. The other two parted their tow- ropes, and were driven through the Gut and captured. – Looking Seaward Again by Walter Runciman
  19. It's how they set up their ningen kankei, their relationship with the other guy, and it's also the way they fine- tune their honne, their gut feeling about a situation. – The Samurai Strategy by Thomas Hoover
  20. The string of the bow is made of gut. – Memoir of William Watts McNair by J. E. Howard
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