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Definition of gut:

  1. A narrow passage of water; as, the of Canso.
  2. An intenstine; a bowel; the whole alimentary canal; the enteron; ( pl.) bowels; entrails.
  3. One of the prepared entrails of an animal, esp. of a sheep, used for various purposes. See Catgut.
  4. The sac of silk taken from a silkworm ( when ready to spin its cocoon), for the purpose of drawing it out into a thread. This, when dry, is exceedingly strong, and is used as the snood of a fish line.
  5. To plunder of contents; to destroy or remove the interior or contents of; as, a mob gutted the bouse.
  6. To take out the bowels from; to eviscerate.

Synonyms:

dauntlessness, nerve, stomach, large intestine, mettle, wild sweet pea, gallantry, bravery, fortitude, heart, valiance, pluck, spunkiness, courageousness, fearlessness, doughtiness, stoutheartedness, courage, valiancy, spunk, moxie, valor, duodenum, abdomen, intestine, pluckiness, intrepidness, catgut, valiantness, fear, goat's rue, spirit, gameness, intrepidity, gutsiness, undauntedness, bowel.

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