Meaning of GULF in English

GULF

[gulf] n [ME goulf, fr. MF golfe, fr. It golfo, fr. LL colpus, fr. Gk kolpos bosom, gulf; akin to OE hwealf vault, OHG walbo] (15c) 1: a part of an ocean or sea extending into the land

2: a deep chasm: abyss

3: whirlpool

4: a wide gap "the ~ between generations"

[2]gulf vt (1807): engulf

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