Gul"let (?), n. [OE. golet, OF. Goulet, dim. of gole, goule, throat, F. gueule, L. gula; perh. akin to Skr. gula, G. kenle; cf. F. goulet the neck of a bottle, goulotte channel gutter. Cf. Gules, Gully.]

1. Anat.

The tube by which food and drink are carried from the pharynx to the stomach; the esophagus.

2.

Something shaped like the food passage, or performing similar functions; as:

(a)
A channel for water.
(b)
Engin. A preparatory cut or channel in excavations, of sufficient width for the passage of earth wagons.
(c)
A concave cut made in the teeth of some saw blades.

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.