They boil the leaves of the guayusa tree in the gurgling centerpiece, and gently sip its tea-like drink.
The next instant a gurgling cry came from the bow of the boat.
With a gurgling cry the brute relaxed its hold, and slipped to one side.
He found when he did so a wooded hillside with a gurgling streamlet at its foot.
Right up through the pebbles, bubbling and gurgling it came.
Then he was silent, and for quite half an hour all sat listening to the gurgling, hissing, and rushing noises made by the water.
All the while the growling and seething and gurgling of the water was heard above all.
I said to the Thomas Cat, I threw in the gurgling creek, all weighted down with a smoothing iron, and a hundredweight of brick.
And still she answered nothing, but the gurgling of her sobs was audible to him enough.
Through his gag, which she had loosened a bit, he made a peculiar, gurgling noise.
early 15c., medical term for "gurgling heard in the abdomen," a native, echoic formation, or ultimately from Latin gurguliare, perhaps via Dutch, German gurgeln. Extended (non-anatomical) use, in reference to water over stones, etc., is first recorded 1713. "This phenomenon of long specialized use before becoming a part of the general vocabulary is often found in English" [Barnhart]. Related: Gurgled; gurgling. As a noun from early 15c.