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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gut  \Gut\,  n.  [OE.  gut,  got  AS  gut,  prob.  orig.,  a  channel, 
  and  akin  to  ge['o]tan  to  pour.  See  {FOUND}  to  cast.] 
  1.  A  narrow  passage  of  water;  as  the  Gut  of  Canso. 
 
  2.  An  intenstine;  a  bowel;  the  whole  alimentary  canal;  the 
  enteron;  (pl.)  bowels;  entrails. 
 
  3.  One  of  the  prepared  entrails  of  an  animal,  esp.  of  a 
  sheep,  used  for  various  purposes.  See  {Catgut}. 
 
  4.  The  sac  of  silk  taken  from  a  silkworm  (when  ready  to  spin 
  its  cocoon),  for  the  purpose  of  drawing  it  out  into  a 
  thread.  This  when  dry,  is  exceedingly  strong,  and  is  used 
  as  the  snood  of  a  fish  line 
 
  {Blind  gut}.  See  {C[AE]cum},  n. 
  b  . 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gut  \Gut\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gutted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gutting}.] 
  1.  To  take  out  the  bowels  from  to  eviscerate. 
 
  2.  To  plunder  of  contents;  to  destroy  or  remove  the  interior 
  or  contents  of  as  a  mob  gutted  the  bouse. 
 
  Tom  Brown,  of  facetious  memory,  having  gutted  a 
  proper  name  of  its  vowels,  used  it  as  freely  as  he 
  pleased.  --Addison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gut 
  n  1:  the  part  of  the  alimentary  canal  between  the  stomach  and  the 
  anus  [syn:  {intestine},  {bowel}] 
  2:  a  strong  cord  made  from  the  intestines  of  sheep  and  used  in 
  surgery  [syn:  {catgut}] 
  v  1:  empty  completely;  destroy  the  inside  of  "Gut  the  building" 
  2:  remove  the  guts  of  "gut  the  sheep" 




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