verb (used with object)
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Origin of gudgeon1
Words nearby gudgeon
Definition for gudgeon (2 of 2)
Origin of gudgeon2
How to use gudgeon in a sentence
Gudgeon eats stickleback, jack-pike eats gudgeon and grows fat, till at last the sturgeon in his armour eats him.Joan of the Sword Hand|S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
Barbel, roach, club, and gudgeon are plentiful round the Bell Weir; and trout are often taken.
Why must we wait till we go abroad before we think of asking for gudgeon?
A large upright post is placed on a gudgeon, with shafts extending horizontally 15 or 20 feet.A New Guide for Emigrants to the West|J. M. Peck
This forms an abutment for supporting the ladle in the gudgeon band, being secured to this last by latch bolts and cotters.
British Dictionary definitions for gudgeon (1 of 2)
Word Origin for gudgeon
British Dictionary definitions for gudgeon (2 of 2)
- a pivot at the end of a beam or axle
- the female or socket portion of a pinned hinge