Teammates would get calls from Ellis out of his gourd at 3:30 a.m. on nights before games.
ON our way back we took up the gourd bowls and plates, which we found quite dry and hard as bone, and put them in our bags.
When the gourd is all flourishing, a worm may unseen be preying at its root!
He gave them some roasted bananas and a gourd containing a sweetish drink made from the banana.
I asked for food and water, and 254 one of them brought a gourd and some meat.
And when it came to his experience with the gourd, I almost lost faith.
He carried his powder in a gourd and his shot in an old rag.
I ran into the house and got several tumblers and fairly flew out there with them, as there was no gourd at the well.
The man took a gourd, half filled it, and offered it to me to drink.
The latter, pushing away the gourd, looked in astonishment at the officer.
c.1300, from Anglo-French gourde, from Old French coorde, ultimately from Latin cucurbita "gourd," of uncertain origin, perhaps related to cucumis "cucumber."