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Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: 'throat', from Latin gurges 'throat, whirlpool'

gorge

1 noun
     
Related topics: Geography
gorge1 [countable]
1SG a deep narrow valley with steep sides
2

feel your gorge rise

British English to feel very sick or angry, especially when you see or smell something very unpleasant

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