gush

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Middle English, possibly from Old Norse geysa (“to gush”); cognate with German "gießen" ("to pour") 81.151.115.134 16:13, 16 July 2013 (UTC)

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Noun[edit]

gush (plural gushes)

  1. A sudden rapid outflow.

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Verb[edit]

gush (third-person singular simple present gushes, present participle gushing, simple past and past participle gushed)

  1. To flow forth suddenly, in great volume.
    • Spenser
      A sea of blood gushed from the gaping wound.
  2. To make an excessive display of enthusiasm or sentiment.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *gunša, close to Lithuanian gùžas (knag), Old Norse kjuka (ankle) and Old Church Slavonic gustъ (gustŭ, thick, dense).

Noun[edit]

gush f

  1. neck, Adam's apple
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