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  • noungroove, hole
  • verbcut, scoop

synonyms for gouge

  • channel
  • cut
  • excavation
  • furrow
  • gash
  • hollow
  • notch
  • scoop
  • score
  • scratch
  • trench
See also synonyms for: gouged / gouger / gouging
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I had four and a half rows to trim, and then the whole orchard to go over with paint pot and gouge and cement.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
But he finished the task at last and began to gouge a channel in the planking close to the other ribs.
BLOW THE MAN DOWNHOLMAN DAY
It was as though a giant had taken a gouge and cut a bay right through the sea cliffs.
THE BEACH OF DREAMSH. DE VERE STACPOOLE
A small gouge would assist the penknife, and render the operation less difficult.
WANDERINGS IN SOUTH AMERICACHARLES WATERTON
He was honest enough still for that, though he had not the courage to admit how deep a gouge the luncheon made in his savings.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
This is a one and one-eighth inch pointed gouge, 54, long ground and very sharp and thin.
VIOLIN MAKINGWALTER H. MAYSON
For the notch, make a deep cut with a gouge, and cut the chip straight across with knife point or small chisel.
MANUAL TRAINING TOYS FOR THE BOY'S WORKSHOPHARRIS W. MOORE
If the wound dries before the season is over, deepen it a little by boring again, or by taking out a small piece with a gouge.
SOIL CULTUREJ. H. WALDEN
This was just jungle war, the war of gouge and bite, confused, unreal.
CURSEDGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND
The growths can now be removed by means of the gouge and mallet.
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