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gorge

(gôrj)
n.
1. The throat; the gullet: The gory sight made my gorge rise.
2. The crop of a hawk.
3. An instance of gluttonous eating.
4. The contents of the stomach; something swallowed.
v. gorged, gorging, gorges
v.tr.
1. To stuff with food; glut: gorged themselves with candy.
2. To devour greedily.
v.intr.
To eat gluttonously.

gorg′er n.

gorge

verb To eat gluttonously, that is, far beyond the point of mere satiation.
References in classic literature ?
Had I seen it depicted in a novel, I should have thought it unnatural; had I heard it described by others, I should have deemed it a mistake or an exaggeration; but when I saw it with my own eyes, and suffered from it too, I could only conclude that excessive vanity, like drunkenness, hardens the heart, enslaves the faculties, and perverts the feelings; and that dogs are not the only creatures which, when gorged to the throat, will yet gloat over what they cannot devour, and grudge the smallest morsel to a starving brother.
They coiled and threw their fiber-ropes; they hurled taunts and insults at an imaginary foe; they fell upon the carcass of the thag and literally tore it to pieces; and they ceased only when, gorged, they could no longer move.
When we had gorged our fill, we carried the remainder of the meat to the eastward forest and hid it in a tree.
The bald, typewritten sentences seemed gorged with mystery.