goring

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

goring

  1. present participle of gore

Noun[edit]

goring (plural gorings)

  1. The act by which something is gored; a wound inflicted by a horn, usually the horn of a bull in the context of bullfighting
    • 2004, Mark St. Amant, Committed: Confessions of a Fantasy Football Junkie, page 15:
      The only thing that might make me play is if you get bonus points for either broken pelvises or fatal rodeo-clown gorings.
  2. (textiles) A piece of cloth cut diagonally to increase its apparent width.

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Adjective[edit]

goring (not comparable)

  1. (nautical) Cut gradually sloping, so as to be broader at the clew than at the earing of a sail.

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