What does gargle mean?

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Verb
  1. (intransitive) to clean one's mouth by holding water or some other liquid in the back of the mouth and blowing air out from the lungs
  2. (intransitive) to make a sound like the one made while gargling
  3. (transitive) to clean a specific part of the body by gargling (almost always throat or mouth)
  4. (transitive) to use (a liquid) for purposes of cleaning one's mouth or throat by gargling.
Noun
  1. a liquid used for gargling
  2. the sound of gargling
  3. (slang) lager, drink
Noun
  1. Obsolete form of gargoyle.
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