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out of (one's) gourd

slang Crazy. After yet another sleepless night, I'm starting to feel like I'm out of my gourd. He's out of his gourd if he thinks this plan is going to work!
See also: gourd, of, out

off (one's) gourd

slang Crazy. After yet another sleepless night, I'm starting to feel like I'm off my gourd. He's off his gourd if he thinks this plan is going to work!
See also: gourd, off

bushel and a peck (and some in a gourd)

A lot. This phrase is typically used to emphasize how much one loves someone else. My darling wife, I love you a bushel and a peck.
See also: and, bushel, peck

stoned out of (one's) gourd

Severely intoxicated by drugs, especially marijuana. ("Gourd" is a slang term for one's head or mind.) Sorry, I can't remember what we were talking about last night, I was stoned out of my gourd. There's no way I'm letting you drive—you're stoned out of your gourd!
See also: gourd, of, out, stoned

out of your gourd

1 out of your mind; crazy. 2 under the influence of alcohol or drugs. North American informal
1 1988 Jay McInerney The Story of My Life After ten minutes I'm bored out of my gourd.
2 1993 Stephen King Gerald's Game I was ‘on medication’ (this is the technical hospital term for ‘stoned out of one's gourd’).
See also: gourd, of, out


n. the head. I raised up and got a nasty blow on the gourd.

stoned out of one’s head

and stoned out of one’s gourd
mod. under the effects of marijuana. Tiffany was stoned out of her head and started giggling. That stuff makes me stoned out of my gourd.
See also: head, of, out, stoned

stoned out of one’s gourd

See also: gourd, of, out, stoned
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These gourds were used by the Maasai people to collect blood, obtained from their cattle without killing them to consume as a nutritious drink, either on its own or mixed with milk.
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Made possible in part by the ease of communicating via the Internet, the survey will enable collaborators to develop a science-based, statistically sound overview of the presence and pollination prowess of squash and gourd bees of the New World.
To make a bracelet: use a longer, thinner gourd, such as a snake gourd or the rounded top of a bottle gourd.
This is because once the children saw the swan neck gourds, they instantly thought birds.
Plan designs on paper and transfer to gourd with carbon paper.
Rind and seeds of a gourd discovered at the Kana site in Papua New Guinea are identified as remains of Benincasa hispida.
An artist was refused permission to board a United Airlines flight on Tuesday (1 July) due to a dried summer gourd in his luggage.
"We did some surface collection and found this gourd fragment," Haas says.
Archaeological remains suggest the independent use of the bottle gourd Lagenaria siceraria in the Americas by 9,000-15,000BP, in Asia by 6,000-10,000BP and in Africa (its supposed origin) by 4,000-5,000BP.
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He and his wife Barbara are gourd artists whose work has appeared in Better Homes & Gardens.