Origin of gulchprobably from dialect, dialectal , to swallow greedily from Middle English gulchen, of echoic origin, originally
Origin of gulchPerhaps from dialectal gulch to gush, (of land) to sink in from Middle English gulchen to drink greedily, to spew
(third-person singular simple present gulches, present participle gulching, simple past and past participle gulched)
- (obsolete) To swallow greedily; to gulp down.
From Middle English gulchen (“to gulp”)