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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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The remedy, called hypertonic saline nasal irrigation and gargling, or HSNIG, is also known as Jalaneti.
Do not rinse and use as often as necessary to help your dry, irritated throat." Of note, gargling has been found to have little proven efficacy; and loud, forceful gargling may be phonotraumatic.
Cllr Jones added that he thought gargling salt water to relieve a sore throat was "just an old wives' tale".
It provides a pleasurable gargling experience making it possible for you to gargle for 60 seconds.
Oil pulling-or swishing and gargling oil in the mouth-has long been used in traditional Indian culture because it was thought to prevent disease and eliminate toxins from the body.
He points out that in gargling, douching, and spraying, the pharyngeal muscles are ail thrown into positions which cover up the organisms from the action of the medicament, and gives it as his opinion that lozenge medication is the only method at all satisfactory, whilst he thinks that no forms of this method approach formamint in germicidal effectiveness, freedom from pain, and non-toxicity.
Health Enterprises' gargle is a proven remedy, as evidenced by numerous studies that found gargling with salt water can help soothe a sore throat and reduce the chance of an upper respiratory infection, says president Brendan Leonard.
When I feel a cold coming on - the precursor to that nasty aforementioned sinus infection - I do two things immediately: I start gargling with salt water, once every couple of hours or so, and I snort a saline solution, available over-the-counter under such monikers as Ocean Saline Nasal Spray.
Simple home treatments like gargling with warm salt water (for throat infection) and steam inhalation can keep our children away from antibiotics.
(A practice of gargling with Chianti during races may have contributed to his distress, some think.) Two British officials rushed to Pietri's aid and helped him across the finish line--enabling him to narrowly defeat Johnny Hayes, who hailed from Britain's Olympic arehrival, the United States.
There may be 21 games to play, but the Fat Lady is gargling with TCP because without doubt this Derby team is one of the worst to play in the Premier League.
'Gargling with tea catechin extracts for the prevention of influenza infection in elderly nursing home residents: a prospective clinical study," J Altern Complement Med, 2006.
Water gargling may be effective for preventing upper respiratory tract infections, reported Dr.