Pronunciation: (drī'gulch"), [key]
1. to ambush with the intent of killing or severely mauling: The riders were dry-gulched by bandits.
2. to betray by a sudden change of attitude or allegiance: The party dry-gulched its chief candidate at the convention. Also,dry'gulch".
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.