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[gawrp] /gɔrp/
noun, Informal.
a mixture of nuts, raisins, dried fruits, seeds, or the like eaten as a high-energy snack, as by hikers and climbers.
Origin of gorp
1955-60; perhaps alteration of glop Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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gorp 1


To eat greedily; gobble, gorm

[1940s+; probably fr British gawp up, ''to devour'']

gorp 2


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]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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gorp in Technology

/gorp/ (CMU, perhaps from the canonical hiker's food, Good Old Raisins and Peanuts) Another metasyntactic variable, like foo and bar.

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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