G`ASP, v.i.

1. To open the mouth wide in catching the breath or in laborious respiration; particularly in dying.

2. To long for. [Not in use.]

G`ASP, v.t. To emit breath by opening wide the mouth.

And with short sobs he gasps away his breath.

G`ASP, n. The act of opening the mouth to catch the breath.

1. The short catch of the breath in the agonies of death.