Definition of Gouge out
1. Verb. Make gouges into a surface. "The woman's spiked heels gouged out the wooden floor"
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Literary usage of Gouge out
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1. Field Geology by Frederic Henry Lahee (1917)
"D, section of a pebble which has protected the rock matrix in its lee (a), and has caused the ice to gouge out this matrix on the thrust side (&). ..."
2. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1902)
"The females gouge out a hole in the fruit buds and lay their eggs singly therein, from which within about a week there hatch small white worms or grubs, ..."
3. The Medical and Surgical Reporter (1893)
"I find a sinus with a roughened surface on the face of the bone, and I shall gouge out this opening first, as the bone is quite soft. ..."
4. An American Glossary by Richard Hopwood Thornton (1912)
"(NED) 1797 [The Georgians] can keep Negro slaves, race horses, gouge out eyes,.... and be honored in the land.—Mass. Spy, July 12. ..."