gorged

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

gorge +‎ -ed

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Adjective[edit]

gorged (not comparable)

  1. With a stomach stuffed full of food.
    • (Can we date this quote?) O. Henry, Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen
      Gorged nearly to the uttermost when he entered the restaurant, the smell of food had almost caused him to lose his honor as a gentleman, but he rallied like a true knight.
    • 1907, Robert William Chambers, chapter VI, in The Younger Set (Project Gutenberg; EBook #14852), New York, N.Y.: A. L. Burt Company, published 1 February 2005 (Project Gutenberg version), OCLC 4241346:
      “I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers, [], the jewelled animals whose moral code is the code of the barnyard—!"
  2. (heraldry) With the neck collared or encircled by an object.

Verb[edit]

gorged

  1. simple past tense and past participle of gorge

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