What does the word gargle mean?

Usage examples for gargle

  1. During the attack, it is advisable not to attempt to brush the teeth, gargle, or even drink cold water. – The Mother and Her Child by William S. Sadler Lena K. Sadler
  2. After each course of treatment, he had " beaten it," although he must gargle whisky, through a deadly sickness, in order to get back into the habit again. – The Readjustment by Will Irwin
  3. And do you have to gargle peroxide of hydrogen? – Blue Bonnet's Ranch Party by C. E. Jacobs Edyth Ellerbeck Read