browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
blurgle


blurgle


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  blurgle  /bler'gl/  n.  [UK]  Spoken  {metasyntactic  variable},  to 
  indicate  some  text  that  is  obvious  from  context,  or  which  is  already 
  known  If  several  words  are  to  be  replaced,  blurgle  may  well  be  doubled 
  or  tripled.  "To  look  for  something  in  several  files  use  `grep  string 
  blurgle  blurgle'."  In  each  case,  "blurgle  blurgle"  would  be  understood  to 
  be  replaced  by  the  file  you  wished  to  search.  Compare  {mumble},  sense  7. 
 
 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  blurgle 
 
  /bler'gl/  [Great  Britain]  Spoken  {metasyntactic  variable},  to 
  indicate  some  text  that  is  obvious  from  context,  or  which  is 
  already  known  If  several  words  are  to  be  replaced,  blurgle 
  may  well  be  doubled  or  trebled.  "To  look  for  something  in 
  several  files  use  "{grep}  string  blurgle  blurgle"."  In  each 
  case,  "blurgle  blurgle"  would  be  understood  to  be  replaced  by 
  the  file  you  wished  to  search.  Compare  {mumble}. 
 
  [{Jargon  File}]