The Collaborative International Dictionary
Gurt \Gurt\ (g[^u]rt), n. (Mining)
A gutter or channel for water, hewn out of the bottom of a
Etymology 1 n. (context mining English) A gutter or channel for water, hewn out of the bottom of a working drift. Etymology 2
a. (context UK dialect West Country English) (eye dialect of great English) alt. (context UK dialect West Country English) (eye dialect of great English)
Usage examples of "gurt".
While I had gotten to enjoy the taste of their kavage, gurt was another matter.
The warleaders were gathered, and Marcus had managed a meal of warm gurt and fry bread.
There was kavage and fry bread and mutton stew with gurt melted over the tops of the bowls.
The stew was good, but I discreetly pushed the melted gurt off to the side.
Marcus gave him two servings of stew with extra gurt, which he quickly devoured.
I looked back just in time to see the warrior-priest hand him something that looked like gurt, only brown in color.
And, though she got no respect from Gurt, the waitress was a constant fixture in her life.
One of the men Hazard had chosen was a man called Gurt, the other, a bearded fellow, Jan.
She heard Gurt trying to stifle a chuckle at that, and turned in her saddle to grin at him.
But Gurt heard the noises firstscraping sounds, but very loud, as if something was being dragged through the sand outside.
Xylina sent Gurt around to wake the others, and lit her oil-soaked torch, going to stand beneath the wall with her sword in one hand and her torch in the other.
Fire and reflected flame, screams of men and monstersat one point she found herself fighting back-to-back with Gurt, Horn, and Barad, sweat pouring down her face and stinging her eyes, her body shaking with fear and fighting-frenzy.
In the next moment, she came between Gurt and another of the beasts, forcing it away from him, hacking at it with an arm that felt leaden and burned with fatigue.
A gurt fish with a barbel under its chin, that loved almost any bait you could name, but squid and caplin most.