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1gudgeon

noun gud·geon \ˈgə-jən\

Definition of GUDGEON

1
:  pivot 1, journal
2
:  a socket for a rudder pintle

Origin of GUDGEON

Middle English gojoun, from Middle French goujon
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with GUDGEON

2gudgeon

noun

Definition of GUDGEON

:  a small European freshwater fish (Gobio gobio) related to the carps and often used for food or bait

Origin of GUDGEON

Middle English gojune, from Anglo-French gojoun, from Latin gobion-, gobio, alteration of gobius — more at goby
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with GUDGEON

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