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garget

[gahr-git] /ˈgɑr gɪt/
noun
1.
Veterinary Pathology. inflammation of the udder of a cow; bovine mastitis.
2.
Origin
1580-1590
1580-90; earlier, inflammation of the head or throat in livestock, apparently the same word as Middle English garget, gargat throat < Middle French gargate
Related forms
gargety, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for garget

garget

/ˈɡɑːɡɪt/
noun
1.
(archaic) inflammation of the mammary gland of domestic animals, esp cattle
Derived Forms
gargety, adjective
Word Origin
C16 (in the sense: throat): from Old French gargate, perhaps from Latin gurges gulf
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