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gargle

1. verb, slang To drink alcohol. You guys were gargling until the wee hours of the morning—how hungover are you?
2. noun, slang An alcoholic drink. It's been a long week—want to get a gargle with me?

gargle factory

slang A bar. You guys were at the gargle factory until the wee hours of the morning—how hungover are you? It's been a long week—want to go to the gargle factory with me?
See also: factory, gargle

gargle

1. in. to drink liquor. They sat and gargled for an hour or two.
2. n. liquor; a drink of liquor. You want some more gargle?

gargle factory

n. a saloon; a tavern. Gary spends a lot of time at the gargle factory.
See also: factory, gargle
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The aim was to study the efficacy of ketamine gargle for attenuating postoperative sore throat in patients undergoing general anaesthesia with endotracheal intubation.
In the study, lozenges, tablets, spray, and gargle were labeled with Technetium-99m and administered to volunteers.
In light of that, she says, Gargle Away's laboratory-tested claims are not only responsible but go a long way toward establishing consumer confidence and trust.
Based on the age-old home remedy of gargling with warm salt water to heal sore throats, Gargle Away was invented by President Juliet A.
Subjects told to gargle thrice daily for a study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine in 2005 saw the incidence of upper respiratory tract infections drop 40 percent compared with participants who didn't gargle.
VINEGAR: Gargle with a mouthful of warm vinegar with half a tablespoon of salt for about 30 seconds, three times a day.
I guess you'll just have to do a Gargle search for it.
Soluble aspirin can be used to gargle with if you have a sore throat.
They took 124 people over the age of 65 who were living in a nursing home and gave half of them an extract made from tea to gargle with three times a day for three months.
A compound of oregano oil called carvacrol is a powerful antiseptic and so can be used as a gargle to soothe sore throats or mouth inflammations.
In a randomized, controlled trial involving 387 healthy volunteers aged 18-65 years, a URTI occurred in 41% of control subjects, 30% of subjects randomized to gargle with water, and 37% of subjects randomized to gargle with diluted povidone-iodine during a 60-day period.
Add 1/4 teaspoon of cayenne pepper to 1 cup of boiling water; stir well and let the child gargle while the mixture is warm.
It was not just a show for a lyric coloratura-in this instance, Lyubov Petrova, who can gargle her way up to E above the staff--but one that made great musico-dramatic sense through Martha Keller's stage direction, James Noone's scenic designs and Emmanuel Villaume's precise conducting.
The only thing I didn't enjoy was when Mrs Lees used to make us gargle twice a week in salt water.
If your heart flutters for yesteryear's Hollywood goddesses, spritz, gargle, and straighten your dinner jacket for a visit to this shrine to silver-screen glamour.