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- v. To gargle; to rinse or wash, as the mouth and throat.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To gargle; to rinse or wash, as the mouth and throat.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To wash or rinse, as the mouth, with any medicated liquor.-
- To apply or use as a gargle.
- Also spelled gargarise.
Latin? gargarizare, from Ancient Greek. (Wiktionary)