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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gush  \Gush\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gushed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gushing}.]  [OE.  guschen  cf  Icel.  gusa  and  gjsa,  also  D. 
  gucsen  perh.  akin  to  AS  ge['o]tan  to  pour,  G.  giessen 
  Goth.  giutan  E.  gut.  Cf  {Found}  to  cast.] 
  1.  To  issue  with  violence  and  rapidity,  as  a  fluid;  to  rush 
  forth  as  a  fluid  from  confinement;  to  flow  copiously. 
 
  He  smote  the  rock  that  the  waters  gushed  out  --Ps 
  ixxviii  20. 
 
  A  sea  of  blood  gushed  from  the  gaping  wound. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  2.  To  make  a  sentimental  or  untimely  exhibition  of  affection; 
  to  display  enthusiasm  in  a  silly,  demonstrative  manner. 
  [Colloq.] 




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