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gutter

[ guht-er ]
/ ˈgʌt ər /
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noun

verb (used without object)

verb (used with object)

to make gutters in; channel.
to furnish with a gutter or gutters: to gutter a new house.

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Origin of gutter

First recorded in 1250–1300; Middle English gutter, goter, from Old French go(u)tiere, equivalent to goutte “drop” + -iere, feminine of -ier; see origin at gout,-er2

OTHER WORDS FROM gutter

gut·ter·like, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gutter

gutter
/ (ˈɡʌtə) /

noun

verb

Derived forms of gutter

gutter-like, adjective

Word Origin for gutter

C13: from Anglo-French goutiere, from Old French goute a drop, from Latin gutta
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Idioms and Phrases with gutter

gutter

see in the gutter.

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