Definitions of gourd

  1. any of numerous inedible fruits with hard rinds Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. any vine of the family Cucurbitaceae that bears fruits with hard rinds Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. A fleshy, three-celled, many-seeded fruit, as the melon, pumpkin, cucumber, etc., of the order Cucurbitaceae; and especially the bottle gourd (Lagenaria vulgaris) which occurs in a great variety of forms, and, when the interior part is removed, serves for bottles, dippers, cups, and other dishes. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. A dipper or other vessel made from the shell of a gourd; hence, a drinking vessel; a bottle. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. Alt. of Gourde Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Fleshy, threecelled, many-seeded fruit, such as the melon, pumpkin, cucumber, etc.; especially, a nonedible variety of such fruit whose dried shell serves for bottles, cups, dippers, etc.; a vessel or dipper made from such a fruit; the plant bearing the fruit. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. A large fleshy fruit: rind of a gourd used as a drinking cup: the gourd plant. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Vine bearing a fruit with hard rind; the fruit, or a vessel made of its rind. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. A plant allied to the cucumber; its shell used to hold liquids. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. A false die. See Gord. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The name of a plant which produces a large fruit somewhat of a bottle shape, a native of warm climates; also its fruit; a vessel made from its outer shell. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for gourd

  1. I first asked for a drink of water; she point to the bucket, in which there was a common gourd for a dipper. – Who Goes There? by Blackwood Ketcham Benson
  2. Death I sought, but could not find it; and by and by I was alone in the woods, with twenty scars and a heart as empty as a gourd – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan