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[guhlch] /gʌltʃ/

a deep, narrow ravine, especially one marking the course of a stream or torrent.
(US & Canadian) a narrow ravine cut by a fast stream

“deep ravine,” 1832, American English, perhaps from obsolete or dialectal verb gulsh “sink in” (of land), “gush out” (of water), from Middle English gulchen “to gush forth; to drink greedily” (c.1200). Cf. gulche-cuppe “a greedy drinker” (mid-13c.).

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