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Meaning of GULCH

Pronunciation:  gulch

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a narrow gorge with a stream running through it

GULCH is a 5 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: flume
 See Also: gorge



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Gulch\, n.
    1. Act of gulching or gulping. [Obs.]
    2. A glutton. [Obs.] --B. Jonson.
    3. A ravine, or part of the deep bed of a torrent when dry; a
  2. \Gulch\, v. t. [OE. gulchen; cf. dial. Sw. g["o]lka to
    gulch, D. gulzig greedy, or E. gulp.]
    To swallow greedily; to gulp down. [Obs.]
Biology Dictionary
  1. A relatively young but well-defined erosional channel.
  2. A sharply cut ravine.
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