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To eat greedily; gobble, gorm
[1940s+; probably fr British gawp up, ''to devour'']
A food mixture of dried fruit, nuts, and seeds, consumed esp by hikers, alpinists, etc
[1980s+; said to be fr good old raisins and peanuts and probably related to gorp1]
/gorp/ (CMU, perhaps from the canonical hiker's food, Good Old Raisins and Peanuts) Another metasyntactic variable, like foo and bar.