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.


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Gur"gle, n.

The act of gurgling; a broken, bubbling noise. "Tinkling gurgles."

W. Thompson.


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