Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of gulch.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of gulch.

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Examples

  • This kind of accident is not unusual in the Carolinas, or in Georgia or Florida, for that matter, because as you may know, alongside many, many roads and highways here there are what we might call gulches or swamps to drain the highway, and cars often run off into such things and the occupants are often drowned.

    CNN Transcript Dec 11, 2006

  • The distracting beauty of this coast is what are called gulches — narrow deep ravines or gorges, from 100 to 2,000 feet in depth, each with a series of cascades from 10 to 1,800 feet in height.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • The distracting beauty of this coast is what are called gulches -- narrow deep ravines or gorges, from 100 to 2,000 feet in depth, each with a series of cascades from 10 to 1,800 feet in height.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Bret Harte had many imitators, and not only did our newspaper poetry for a number of years abound in the properties of Californian life, such as gulches, placers, divides, etc., but writers further east applied his method to other conditions.

    Initial Studies in American Letters

  • Cascades in numbers took one impulsive leap from the cliffs into the sea, or came thundering down clefts or "gulches," which, widening at their extremities, opened on smooth green lawns, each one of which has its grass house or houses, kalo patch, bananas, and coco-palms, so close to the broad Pacific that its spray often frittered itself away over their fan-like leaves.

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Elsewhere on the sides of the mountains and in "gulches" formed by torrents, men toiled singly and in twos or threes, with picks, shovels, washing-pans, and cradles.

    Digging for Gold Adventures in California

  • a number of years abound in the properties of Californian life, such as gulches, placers, divides, etc., but writers further east applied his method to other conditions.

    Brief History of English and American Literature

  • Pacific Stock Ginger flowers and leis for sale Wide views of impossibly deep gulches gave way to dark, moist areas canopied with prehistoric-sized leaves.

    Highway to Heaven

  • There are plenty of gnashing monsters at the borders of Bikini Bottom, and deep-sea gulches where the breath of nothingness blows.

    SpongeBob's Golden Dream

  • Wild-eyed men hurried down from the creeks and gulches to seek out this man who had told a tale of such disaster.

    AT THE RAINBOW'S END

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