1. The language of the Goths; especially, the language of that part of the Visigoths who settled in Moesia
in the 4th century. See Goth.
Bishop Ulfilas or Walfila translated most of the Bible into Gothic about the Middle of the 4th century.
The portion of this translaton which is preserved is the oldest known literary document in any Teutonic
2. A kind of square-cut type, with no hair lines.
This is Nonpareil GOTHIC.
3. (Arch.) The style described in Gothic, a., 2.
1. A Gothic idiom.
2. Conformity to the Gothic style of architecture.
3. Rudeness of manners; barbarousness.
(Goth"i*cize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gothicized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Gothicizing ] To make Gothic; to
bring back to barbarism.
(Gö"thite, or Goe"thite) n. [After the poet Göthe.] (Min.) A hydrous oxide of iron, occurring in
prismatic crystals, also massive, with a fibrous, reniform, or stalactitic structure. The color varies from
yellowish to blackish brown.
(Got"ten) p. p. of Get.
(||Gouache) n. [F., It. guazzo.] A method of painting with opaque colors, which have been
ground in water and mingled with a preparation of gum; also, a picture thus painted.
(Goud) n. [Cf. OF. gaide, F. guède, fr. OHG. weit; or cf. F. gaude weld. Cf. Woad.] Woad.
(||Gou`dron") n. [F., tar.] (Mil.) a small fascine or fagot, steeped in wax, pitch, and glue, used
in various ways, as for igniting buildings or works, or to light ditches and ramparts. Farrow.
(Gouge) n. [F. gouge. LL. gubia, guvia, gulbia, gulvia, gulvium; cf. Bisc. gubia bow, gubioa
1. A chisel, with a hollow or semicylindrical blade, for scooping or cutting holes, channels, or grooves, in
wood, stone, etc.; a similar instrument, with curved edge, for turning wood.
2. A bookbinder's tool for blind tooling or gilding, having a face which forms a curve.
3. An incising tool which cuts forms or blanks for gloves, envelopes, etc. from leather, paper, etc. Knight.
4. (Mining) Soft material lying between the wall of a vein and the solid vein. Raymond.
5. The act of scooping out with a gouge, or as with a gouge; a groove or cavity scooped out, as with a
6. Imposition; cheat; fraud; also, an impostor; a cheat; a trickish person. [Slang, U. S.]