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Meaning of GUT

Pronunciation:  gut

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a strong cord made from the intestines of sheep and used in surgery
  2. [n]  the part of the alimentary canal between the stomach and the anus
  3. [v]  remove the guts of; "gut the sheep"
  4. [v]  empty completely; destroy the inside of; "Gut the building"

GUT is a 3 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: bowel, catgut, intestine
 See Also: abdomen, belly, cord, empty, hindgut, internal organ, large intestine, remove, small intestine, stomach, suture, take, take away, venter, viscus, withdraw



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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) .
  2. \Gut\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gutted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    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.
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