Date: 1500-1600
Origin: Probably from the sound

gurgle

1 verb
     
gur‧gle1 [intransitive]
1 if water gurgles, it flows along gently with a pleasant low sound [= burble]:
We could hear the stream gurgling down in the valley.
2 if a baby gurgles, it makes a happy low sound in its throat

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