deergut

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

deer +‎ gut

Noun[edit]

deergut (uncountable)

  1. The gut of a deer, traditionally used as a material.
    • 2009 June 28, Marc Tracy, “Nonfiction Chronicle”, in New York Times[1]:
      “The tradecraft of the modern-day special operator, parachuting into the Hindu Kush after the Taliban,” echoes “the efforts of men from a preindustrial community struggling through New England winters on hickory and deergut snowshoes,” Ross writes.