gulch(redirected from gulches)
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A small ravine, especially one cut by a torrent.
[Perhaps from dialectal gulch, to gush, (of land) to sink in, from Middle English gulchen, to drink greedily, to spew.]
(Physical Geography) US and Canadian a narrow ravine cut by a fast stream
[C19: of obscure origin]
a deep, narrow ravine, esp. one marking the course of a stream or torrent.