Definitions

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  • n. A jar or vase of porous pottery for keeping water cool by evaporation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See gurglet.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A globular jar of porous earthenware, with a long neck, used as a water-cooler; also, the quantity contained in such a jar.

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Examples

  • Complete in every particular, 'said Hurree Babu, rolling into the balcony to clean his teeth at a goglet.

    Kim

  • There a French officer in Hessian boots, white trousers, blue uniform, and much-embroidered scarlet cuffs watched with amusement a slave carrying a goglet, or earthen jar, upon his head like an Egyptian, untouched by the hand, so adding dignity to carriage.

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • So I set to and ransacked the lockers, where, amongst a vast variety of miscellaneous matters, I was not long in finding a bottle of very tolerable rum, some salt junk, some biscuit, and a goglet or porous earthen jar of water, with some capital cigars.

    Tom Cringle's Log

  • Complete in every particular,’ said Hurree Babu, rolling into the balcony to clean his teeth at a goglet.

    Kim

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