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gorge +‎ -ed

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gorged (not comparable)

  1. With a stomach stuffed full of food.
    • (Can we date this quote?) O. Henry, Two Thanksgiving Day Gentlemen
      Gorged nearly to the uttermost when he entered the restaurant, the smell of food had almost caused him to lose his honor as a gentleman, but he rallied like a true knight.
    • 1907, Robert W[illiam] Chambers, chapter VI, in The Younger Set, New York, N.Y.: D. Appleton & Company, OCLC 24962326:
      “I don't mean all of your friends—only a small proportion—which, however, connects your circle with that deadly, idle, brainless bunch—the insolent chatterers at the opera, the gorged dowagers, [], the jewelled animals whose moral code is the code of the barnyard—!"
  2. (heraldry) With the neck collared or encircled by an object.
  3. Having a gorge or throat.

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gorged

  1. simple past tense and past participle of gorge

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