dry-gulch (one)

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dry-gulch (one)

To attack one, especially via an ambush. I didn't see the attackers coming at all—they totally dry-gulched me.

dry-gulch someone

to ambush someone. The outlaw dry-gulched the traveler and took everything he had. The posse planned to dry-gulch the outlaw by waiting outside his favorite saloon.
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The policeman shucked his Bowie knife, and sliced off the duct tape, but the waterlogged hat had shrunk a couple sizes, and was stuck like a dry gulched dogie in a dust devil.