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n.1.(Mining) A gutter or channel for water, hewn out of the bottom of a working drift.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Rivers lived here, and his father, and grandfather, and gurt (great) grandfather afore him."
When the switch is raised upward, Gurt 33 belts can be successfully used in the Maxim, as this raises up the belt feed pawl finger, so that it will not be lifted up by empty metallic links passing through the feed block.
GURT, BONG, CAULDRON & PIST, CONJURER: Scruffy Murphys, Newton Street, Dale End.
Thirteen papers were selected out of almost 200 presentations at the 2011 Georgetown University Round Table on Languages and Linguistics (GURT), titled Discourse 2.0: Language and New Media.
The "Pure Grain" and "GURT" seeds are not only biotechnological invasions into the native plant resource of India, they also represent the western capitalist corporation's attempt to control biological resources of the developing world--the farmers have to buy the seeds every time they want to plant because the yields are sterile.
CARDIFF: The Moon Club (029 2037 3022), Witchsorrow, Gurt, Thorun, Gorgantuan, Bloodlung.
Well, this year's opening day topped all of those previous occasions for one simple reason; we met Gurt. Gurt is a quiet and unassuming man.