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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
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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
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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He wrote scripture on the inner surface of a bowl, poured water in, stirred until the writing was dissolved, then filled his mouth, gargled, swallowed, and grinned.