an artificial lake in the Canal Zone, forming part of the Panama Canal: created by the Gatun dam. 164 sq. mi. (425 sq. km).
a lake in Panama, part of the Panama Canal: formed in 1912 on the completion of the Gatún Dam across the Chagres River. Area: 424 sq km (164 sq miles)
noun An armed robbery; holdup (1920s+ Underworld)
/ˈxʌtˌfɒl/ adjective 1. (South African) annoyed; fed up
n. ancient German territorial and administrative division, originally comprising several villages, surviving in place names such as Breisgau and Oberammergau; also in gauleiter (from leiter “leader”), title of the local political leaders under the Nazi system. Cf. the first element in yeoman.
[gohsh] /goʊʃ/ adjective 1. lacking social grace, sensitivity, or acuteness; awkward; crude; tactless: Their exquisite manners always make me feel gauche. /ɡəʊʃ/ adjective 1. lacking ease of manner; tactless adj. “awkward, tactless,” 1751 (Chesterfield), from French gauche “left” (15c., replacing Old French senestre in that sense), originally “awkward, awry,” from Middle French gauchir “turn aside, […]