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Meaning of gargle

gar•gle

Pronunciation: (gär'gul), [key]
— v., n. -gled, -gling,
—v.i.
  1. to wash or rinse the throat or mouth with a liquid held in the throat and kept in motion by a stream of air from the lungs.
—v.t.
  1. to gargle (the throat or mouth).
  2. to utter with a gargling sound.
—n.
  1. any liquid used for gargling.
  2. a gargling sound.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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