Definitions

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  • adj. swollen in the legs

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Swelled in the legs.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In farriery, having the legs swollen, as after a journey: said of a horse.

Etymologies

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Either from gourd, or from French gourd benumbed.

Examples

  • I'll begin at the beginning and some way unclasp those gourdy tendrils that Sallie has been strangling him with.

    The Tinder-Box

  • And now for a few more shots of her in all of her gourdy glory:

    RVABlogs

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