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[gawrp] /gɔrp/

noun, Informal.
a mixture of nuts, raisins, dried fruits, seeds, or the like eaten as a high-energy snack, as by hikers and climbers.


To eat greedily; gobble, gorm

[1940s+; probably fr British gawp up, ”to devour”]


A food mixture of dried fruit, nuts, and seeds, consumed esp by hikers, alpinists, etc

[1980s+; said to be fr good old raisins and peanuts and probably related to gorp1]

/gorp/ (CMU, perhaps from the canonical hiker’s food, Good Old Raisins and Peanuts) Another metasyntactic variable, like foo and bar.


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