Garggled
Gargle Gar"gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Garggled}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Gargling} (?).] [F. gargouiller to dabble, paddle, gargle. Cf. {Gargoyle}, {Gurgle}.] 1. To wash or rinse, as the mouth or throat, particular the latter, agitating the liquid (water or a medicinal preparation) by an expulsion of air from the lungs. [1913 Webster]

2. To warble; to sing as if gargling [Obs.] --Waller. [1913 Webster]


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  • Gargle — Gar gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Garggled}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Gargling} (?).] [F. gargouiller to dabble, paddle, gargle. Cf. {Gargoyle}, {Gurgle}.] 1. To wash or rinse, as the mouth or throat, particular the latter, agitating the liquid (water or a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gargling — Gargle Gar gle, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Garggled}, p. pr. & vb. n. {Gargling} (?).] [F. gargouiller to dabble, paddle, gargle. Cf. {Gargoyle}, {Gurgle}.] 1. To wash or rinse, as the mouth or throat, particular the latter, agitating the liquid (water …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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