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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GULCH

In a moment afterwards they re-entered the house in Gospeler's Gulch.

We were certainly in need of a regenerator at Jackman's Gulch about the beginning of '53.

Even now whenever I think of what Hell must be I think of what that gulch looked like.

So we moved down the gulch a quarter of a mile and went into camp.

Sometimes we had a meeting of the residents of our own gulch.

The partners stood, as if paralyzed, on the edge of the gulch, and looked down.

From where they stood to the head of the gulch was fully four thousand feet.

He was cringing back, white-faced, from the edge of the gulch.

At the head of the gulch the man on the sorrel had turned to the left.

Well, did you take him back to the ranch for a necktie party, or did you bury him in the gulch?

WORD ORIGIN

"deep ravine," 1832, American English, perhaps from obsolete or dialectal verb gulsh "sink in" (of land), "gush out" (of water), from Middle English gulchen "to gush forth; to drink greedily" (c.1200). Cf. gulche-cuppe "a greedy drinker" (mid-13c.).

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