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gouge


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gouge  \Gouge\,  n.  [F.  gouge.  LL  gubia,  guvia,  gulbia  gulvia 
  gulvium  cf  Bisc.  gubia  bow,  gubioa  throat.] 
  1.  A  chisel,  with  a  hollow  or  semicylindrical  blade,  for 
  scooping  or  cutting  holes,  channels,  or  grooves,  in  wood, 
  stone,  etc.;  a  similar  instrument,  with  curved  edge,  for 
  turning  wood. 
 
  2.  A  bookbinder's  tool  for  blind  tooling  or  gilding,  having  a 
  face  which  forms  a  curve. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gouge 
  n  1:  an  impression  in  a  surface  (as  made  by  a  blow)  [syn:  {dent}, 
  {nick}] 
  2:  a  chisel  with  a  blade  like  a  trough  for  cutting  channels  or 
  grooves 
  3:  the  act  of  gouging 
  v  1:  force  with  the  thumb;  "gouge  out  his  eyes"  [syn:  {force  out}] 
  2:  obtain  by  coercion  or  intimidation;  "They  extorted  money 
  from  the  executive  by  threatening  to  reveal  his  past  to 
  the  company  boss"  [syn:  {extort},  {rack},  {wring}] 
  3:  make  a  groove  in  [syn:  {rout},  {groove}] 




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