gorets

gorets

/gor'ets/ The unknown ur-noun, fill in your own meaning. Found especially on the Usenet newsgroup alt.gorets, which seems to be a running contest to redefine the word by implication in the funniest and most peculiar way, with the understanding that no definition is ever final. [A correspondent from the Former Soviet Union informs me that "gorets" is Russian for "mountain dweller" - ESR] Compare frink.
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Training at the highly-decorated Gorets MMA team, Gaziev has a solid boxing background and guarantees he's not afraid of his opponent's credentials.
69) By this he meant above all that the colonists should adapt to their new environment, but his use of the term gorets, normally reserved for the often defiant Muslim residents of the mountains, made a strong rhetorical point.
Stalin was born in the Caucasus where Prometheus was chained to a rock in Aeschuylus's play--the 1933 Epigram had also recalled this heritage when it called Stalin the gorets (mountain-man) in the Kremlin-- but at the time the Ode was written, it was Mandelstam--not Stalin--who was enchained, and the ugol' (coal or charcoal) with which Mandelstam draws "in cunning angles [na khitrye ugly]"--Prometheus was a master of cunning--is also the fire that the Titan stole in defiance of Zeus.