Gouge  

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When Oedipus finds out that Jocasta has hanged herself and discovers her body, Oedipus gouges out his eyes with the golden brooches on her dress, see enucleation of the eye.

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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.
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Train wreck at Montparnasse (October 22, 1895) by Studio Lévy and Sons.

Verb

  1. To make a mark or hole by scooping.
    Japanese and Chinese printers used to gouge characters in wood.
  2. To push, or try to push the eye (of a person) out of its socket.
  3. To charge an unreasonably or unfairly high price.
    They have no competition, so they tend to gouge their customers.

Noun

  1. A chisel, with a curved blade, for scooping or cutting holes, channels, or grooves, in wood, stone, etc.
  2. A cut or groove, as left by something sharp.
    The nail left a deep gouge in the tire.

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