Examples from the Web for gulch
But there turned out to be, if not a cliff, at least a gulch still embedded in the deal.
I don't mean to imply that doctors are all going to move to Galt's Gulch.
"Why do you think of a gulch when—" She stopped with a sudden recollection that he was not used to persiflage.A Mountain Woman and Others|(AKA Elia Wilkinson) Elia W. Peattie
Coming to the gulch's head, to be sure, they found vacant ground, but refused to claim such unpromising territory.
He shook his head and threw the weapon down the gulch, where it clattered on the rocks.Bruce of the Circle A|Harold Titus
The site is divided by a gulch on the upstream side of which, it was said, there had once been houses.California Athabascan Groups|Martin A. Baumhoff
"I'll do that," he said, and, picking up the emptied utensils he had brought he started off down and across the gulch.Rimrock Trail|J. Allan Dunn
British Dictionary definitions for gulch
Word Origin for gulch
Word Origin and History for gulch
"deep ravine," 1832, American English, perhaps from obsolete or dialectal verb gulsh "sink in" (of land), "gush out" (of water), from Middle English gulchen "to gush forth; to drink greedily" (c.1200). Cf. gulche-cuppe "a greedy drinker" (mid-13c.).