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gar·gle / ˈgärgəl/ • v. [intr.] wash one's mouth and throat with a liquid kept in motion by exhaling through it: instruct patients to gargle with warm water. • n. an act or instance or the sound of gargling: a swig and gargle of mouthwash. ∎  [usu. in sing.] a liquid used for gargling.

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gargle

gargle (gar-gŭl)
1. n. a medicated solution used for washing the mouth and throat.

2. vb. to apply a gargle by holding it in the throat and exhaling through it.

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gargle XVI. — F. gargouiller gurgle, †gargle, f. gargouille (see next).

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