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goglet

[gog-lit] /ˈgɒg lɪt/
noun, (esp. in India)
1.
a long-necked container, especially for water, usually of porous earthenware so that its contents are cooled by evaporation.
Also, guglet, gurglet.
Origin
1690-1700
1690-1700; < Portuguese gorgoleta (diminutive of gorja throat), akin to French gargoulette (diminutive of gargoule throat); see gargle
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goglet

/ˈɡɒɡlɪt/
noun
1.
a long-necked water-cooling vessel of porous earthenware, used esp in India Also called guglet (ˈɡʌɡlɪt)
Word Origin
C17: from Portuguese gorgoleta a little throat, from gorja throat; related to French gargoule; see gargle
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