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gozzle

[ goz-uhl ]
/ ˈgɒz əl /
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noun South Midland and Southern U.S.

the throat; gullet.

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Also goozle, guzzle.

Origin of gozzle

1905–10, Americanism; expressive word akin to guzzle; compare British dialect guzzle gutter, drain, throat

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Example sentences from the Web for gozzle

  • They belonged to a locality on the south coast of Atvatabar known as Glockett Gozzle.

    The Goddess of Atvatabar|William R. Bradshaw
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