What does gavage mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. feeding that consists of the delivery of a nutrient solution (as through a nasal tube) to someone who cannot or will not eat


  1. A process of force-feeding a goose for foie gras

  2. A process of force-feeding cattle for veal

  3. Feeding by means of a tube passed into the stomach

  4. To stuff or glut with something

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. ga-väzh′, n. a process of fattening poultry by forcing them to swallow food at fixed intervals: (med.) a similar method of forced feeding. [Fr. gavergave, the crop of a bird.]

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  1. The numerical value of gavage in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. The numerical value of gavage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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