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From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Gasp \Gasp\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gasped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
      {Gasping}.] [OE. gaspen, gaispen, to yawn, gasp, Icel. geispa
      to yawn; akin to Sw. g[84]spa, Dan. gispe to gasp.]
      1. To open the mouth wide in catching the breath, or in
            laborious respiration; to labor for breath; to respire
            convulsively; to pant violently.
                     She gasps and struggles hard for life. --Lloyd.
      2. To pant with eagerness; to show vehement desire.
                     Quenching the gasping furrows' thirst with rain.
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