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 for garget
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Garget \Garget\, n. [OE. garget, gargate, throat, OF. gargate.
     Cf. Gorge. The etymol. of senses 2, 3, & 4 is not certain.]
     1. The throat. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
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     2. A diseased condition of the udders of cows, etc., arising
        from an inflammation of the mammary glands.
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     3. A distemper in hogs, indicated by staggering and loss of
        appetite. --Youatt.
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     4. (Bot.) See Poke.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Poke \Poke\, n. (Bot.)
     A large North American herb of the genus Phytolacca
     ({Phytolacca decandra), bearing dark purple juicy berries;
     -- called also garget, pigeon berry, pocan, and
     pokeweed. The root and berries have emetic and purgative
     properties, and are used in medicine. The young shoots are
     sometimes eaten as a substitute for asparagus, and the
     berries are said to be used in Europe to color wine.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: tall coarse perennial American herb having small white
           flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping
           racemes; young fleshy stems are edible; berries and root
           are poisonous [syn: poke, pigeon berry, garget,
           scoke, Phytolacca americana]

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