From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gush \Gush\ (g[u^]sh), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gushed (g[u^]sht);
   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.]
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   1. To issue with violence and rapidity, as a fluid; to rush
      forth as a fluid from confinement; to flow copiously.
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            He smote the rock that the waters gushed out. --Ps
                                                  ixxviii 20.
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            A sea of blood gushed from the gaping wound.
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   2. To make a sentimental or untimely exhibition of affection;
      to display enthusiasm in a silly, demonstrative manner.
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