Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 10/05/20 Gorp

Gorp (noun)
gorp [ gawrp ]


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

Origin: First recorded in 1955–60; perhaps alteration of glop

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR GORP
Now even the gorp had ceased its wild struggles and hung limp in its bonds.
PLAGUE SHIP|ANDRE NORTON

Dane counted seven gorp bodies—which did not include the prisoner ashore.
PLAGUE SHIP|ANDRE NORTON

But they were not yet satisfied with Groft and his gorp slayers.
PLAGUE SHIP|ANDRE NORTON

But he held no weapon and beneath the surface of the water a gorp lurked.
PLAGUE SHIP|ANDRE NORTON

His dun cloak making a spot of darkness amid all the flashing color, he came straight to the place where the gorp swung.
PLAGUE SHIP|ANDRE NORTON

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