Definitions for: Gut

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

Webster (1913) Definition: 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) .

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.

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

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