Gudgeon definitions

gŭj'ən
One who is easily duped.
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A small freshwater cyprinid fish (Gobio gobio), often used for bait.
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Any of various similar or related fishes.
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A metal pivot or journal at the end of a shaft or an axle, around which a wheel or other device turns.
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The socket of a hinge into which a pin fits.
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A metal pin that joins two pieces of stone.
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The socket for the pintle of a rudder.
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Any of a genus (Gobio) of small, European, freshwater cyprinoid fishes that are easily caught and used for bait.
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Any of various other fishes, as a goby or killifish.
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A metal pin or shaft at the end of an axle, on which a wheel turns.
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The socket of a hinge, into which the pin is fitted.
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The part of a shaft that revolves in a bearing.
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A small freshwater fish, Gobio gobio, that is native to Eurasia.
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Any of various similar small fish of the family Eleotridae, often used as bait.
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An idiot; a person easily duped or cheated.

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A type of bearing: a circular fitting, often made of metal, which is fixed onto some surface and allows for the pivoting of another fixture.
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(nautical) Specifically, in a vessel with a stern-mounted rudder, the fitting into which the pintle of the rudder fits to allow the rudder to swing freely.
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Origin of gudgeon

Middle English gudyon from Old French gojon peg diminutive of goi gouge from Vulgar Latin gubius variant of Late Latin gubia gouge