I don't mean to imply that doctors are all going to move to Galt's gulch.
But there turned out to be, if not a cliff, at least a gulch still embedded in the deal.
The gulch was being worked with rockers and pans, and claim stakes seemed to be planted clear through, from side to side.
We were certainly in need of a regenerator at Jackman's gulch about the beginning of '53.
The lads handed their weapons to Seth and moved out toward the gulch.
Even now whenever I think of what Hell must be I think of what that gulch looked like.
So we crossed the trail, and I signed to Carson and to Smith to move out across the gulch and around by the other side.
The partners stood, as if paralyzed, on the edge of the gulch, and looked down.
The gulch was long and broken, and of course not half the sights were to be seen from any one point.
From where they stood to the head of the gulch was fully four thousand feet.
"deep ravine," 1832, American English, perhaps from obsolete or dialectal verb gulsh "sink in" (of land), "gush out" (of water), from Middle English gulchen "to gush forth; to drink greedily" (c.1200). Cf. gulche-cuppe "a greedy drinker" (mid-13c.).