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gurgle


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gurgle  \Gur"gle\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Gurgled};p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Gurgling}.]  [Cf.  It  gorgogliare  to  gargle,  bubble  up  fr 
  L.  gurgulio  gullet.  Cf  {Gargle},  {Gorge}.] 
  To  run  or  flow  in  a  broken,  irregular,  noisy  current,  as 
  water  from  a  bottle,  or  a  small  stream  among  pebbles  or 
  stones. 
 
  Pure  gurgling  rills  the  lonely  desert  trace,  And  waste 
  their  music  on  the  savage  race.  --Young. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Gurgle  \Gur"gle\,  n. 
  The  act  of  gurgling;  a  broken,  bubbling  noise.  "Tinkling 
  gurgles."  --W.  Thompson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  gurgle 
  n  :  the  bubbling  sound  of  water  flowing  from  a  bottle  with  a 
  narrow  neck 
  v  1:  make  a  babbling,  gurgling  sound,  as  of  water;  "babbling 
  brooks"  [syn:  {ripple},  {babble},  {guggle},  {burble},  {bubble}] 
  2:  drink  from  a  flask  with  a  gurgling  sound  [syn:  {guggle}] 




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