Origin: ME begle < ? MFr bee gueule, lit., wide throat < OFr béer, baer, baier (see bay), to gape + gueule, throat < L gula: see gullet
See beagle in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English begle
Origin: , possibly from Old French bee gueule, loudmouth
Origin: : beer, to gape (variant of baer; see bay2)
Origin: + gueule, gullet (from Latin gula).
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