gut


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gut \Gut\, n. [OE. gut, got, AS. gut, prob. orig., a channel,
   and akin to ge['o]tan to pour. See FOUND to cast.]
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   1. A narrow passage of water; as, the Gut of Canso.
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   2. An intenstine; a bowel; the whole alimentary canal; the
      enteron; (pl.) bowels; entrails.
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   3. One of the prepared entrails of an animal, esp. of a
      sheep, used for various purposes. See Catgut.
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   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.
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   Blind gut. See Caecum, n.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gut \Gut\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gutted; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Gutting.]
   1. To take out the bowels from; to eviscerate.
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   2. To plunder of contents; to destroy or remove the interior
      or contents of; as, a mob gutted the house.
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            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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