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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.
The cross-eyed fellow was already on the platform; he began to tune the guitar, and six women sat down around him in a row, beginning to clap hands in time to the music; Tarugo rose from her seat and started a side dance, and was soon wiggling her hips convulsively; the singer commenced to gargarize softly; at intervals he would be silent and then nothing would be heard save the snapping of Tarugo's fingers and the clatter of her heels, which played the counterpoint.