Gaggling
Gaggle Gag"gle (g[a^]g"g'l), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Gaggled}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gaggling}.] [Of imitative origin; cf. D. gaggelen, gagelen, G. gackeln, gackern, MHG. g[=a]gen, E. giggle, cackle.] To make a noise like a goose; to cackle. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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