[ gog-lit ]
/ ˈgɒg lɪt /
noun (esp. in India)
a long-necked container, especially for water, usually of porous earthenware so that its contents are cooled by evaporation.
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Origin of goglet
1690–1700; <Portuguese gorgoleta (diminutive of gorja throat), akin to French gargoulette (diminutive of gargoule throat); see gargle
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British Dictionary definitions for goglet
/ (ˈɡɒɡlɪt) /
a long-necked water-cooling vessel of porous earthenware, used esp in IndiaAlso called: guglet (ˈɡʌɡlɪt)
Word Origin for goglet
C17: from Portuguese gorgoleta a little throat, from gorja throat; related to French gargoule; see gargle
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